News tagged with cognitive impairment

Are concussions related to Alzheimer's disease?

A new study suggests that a history of concussion involving at least a momentary loss of consciousness may be related to the buildup of Alzheimer's-associated plaques in the brain. The research is published in the December ...

Dec 26, 2013
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Discharge destination alters rehospitalization rates

(HealthDay)—Destination of discharge alters the association between cognitive impairment and rehospitalization, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics So ...

Dec 13, 2013
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Improved dementia diagnosis possible, new study shows

(Medical Xpress)—Nearly 36 million people worldwide are estimated to currently have dementia. That number is expected to almost double every 20 years. Researchers are diligently working to find better, more accurate methods ...

Nov 26, 2013
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