News tagged with cognitive impairment

Research sheds new light on traumatic brain injuries

Even a mild injury to the brain can have long lasting consequences, including increased risk of cognitive impairment later in life. While it is not yet known how brain injury increases risk for dementia, there are indications ...

Apr 15, 2013
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Researchers show brain's battle for attention

(Medical Xpress)—We've all been there: You're at work deeply immersed in a project when suddenly you start thinking about your weekend plans. It happens because behind the scenes, parts of your brain are ...

Apr 11, 2013
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