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impairment

(Damage), noun detriment, disrepair, harm, hurt, injury, loss
Associated concepts: impairment of vision

impairment

(Disability), noun affliction, ailment, debility, deterioration, disablement, disorder, disqualification, feebleness, frailty, handicap, helplessness, illness, impairment, impotence, impotency, inability, innbility to work, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incompetence, incompetency, indisposition, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficacy, inefficiency, infirmity, insufficiency, malady, sickness, unfitness, unsoundness, weakness
Associated concepts: complete disability, continuous disabillty, disability benefits, disability compensation, disability innurance, general disability, medical disability, mental dissbility, partial disability, proof of disability, temporary disability, total disability

impairment

(Drawback), noun detriment, inability, liability, limitation
Associated concepts: impairment of funds, impairment of security
See also: abuse, cost, damage, defacement, defect, deficiency, defilement, deterioration, detriment, disability, disrepair, expense, fault, handicap, harm, injury, penalty, prejudice, sacrifice, wear and tear
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The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Mild cognitive impairment and reviews key pipeline products under drug profile section which includes, product description, MoA and R&D brief, licensing and collaboration details & other developmental activities.
If we consider the 16 percent prevalence of mild cognitive impairment in individuals without dementia, then add the 10-11 percent of individuals who already have dementia or Alzheimer's disease, we're looking at 25 percent or more of the population aged 70 or older who have dementia or are at risk of developing dementia in the near future," he said.
For individuals with mild cognitive impairment, it may be appropriate to counsel that they limit alcohol intake.
Our data suggests that a history of recurrent concussions and probably subconcussive contacts to the head may be risk factors for the expression of late-life memory impairment, mild cognitive impairment, and earlier expression of Alzheimer's disease.
It is still unknown whether stress produces changes in brain structure similar to those seen in mild cognitive impairment.
The New York study involved testing 150 patients with mild cognitive impairment using the ten odours every six months.
A person with mild cognitive impairment experiences only short-term memory loss and none of the other symptoms commonly associated with dementia.
Wyeth, for example, secretly briefed a number of medical societies prior to the publication of a study that showed an increased risk of dementia and mild cognitive impairment in post-menopausal women using their combined oestrogen-progestogen pill.
Bennett and colleagues believe that people with mild cognitive impairment declined much faster on memory tests than people with no cognitive impairment.
The new nationwide Memory Impairment Study will test the usefulness of vitamin E and donepezil (Aricept) in slowing down or stopping the progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Mild Cognitive Impairment.
Thirty-one elderly Brazilian individuals (mean age, 78 years) who had mild cognitive impairment were randomly assigned to consume 1 Brazil nut per day (providing daily an estimated 289 [micro]g of selenium) or no Brazil nuts for 6 months.