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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 researchers found that those who used a computer during middle age had a 48% lower risk of developing mild cognitive impairment. Using a computer after age 66 was linked to a 30% lower risk.
In the March 2016 PACT meetings, colocated PCMHI providers provided a 10-minute presentation on cognitive impairment to primary care staff (primary care providers, RNs, LPNs, pharmacists).
For cognitive impairment conversion study, among 1713 normal participants in 2009, 130 participants were converted to cognitive impairment after 5 years of follow-up.
Children with longer disease duration demonstrated deficits in executive functions, information processing speed, and working memory, suggesting that children with longer disease duration and a younger age at onset are at higher risk for cognitive impairment [6].
rs-fMRI Studies on PD Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or Dementia.
The objective of the study is to assess the cognitive function in elderly people above 60 years by MMSE and 3MS, and to find correlation of gender and education level with cognitive impairment.
It is well established that patients with kidney disease commonly have some degree of cognitive impairment and that kidney dysfunction is associated with a more rapid decline in mental function than in age matched comparisons [28, 29].
The company said it will explore NSI-189's use in treating or protecting against cognitive impairment in various indications, such as radiation-induced brain injuries incurred during cancer treatment.
"Our results suggest that careful assessment of extrapyramidal signs in patients with incident mild cognitive impairment (MCI) can yield important clinical information for prognosis," the researchers wrote in a poster presented at the 2016 congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association.
The AGEhIV researchers used the method they had studied earlier (MNC) (3) to compare the combined results of these cognitive tests (cognitive impairment) in men with versus without HIV.
Surprisingly, racial differences in health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes, and health behaviors, such as smoking and drinking, did not explain much of the racial gap in cognitive impairment, maintains Zhang.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Cognitive Impairment - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Cognitive Impairment pipeline landscape.

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