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Impairment

Reduction in the value of an asset because the asset no longer generates the benefits expected earlier as determined by the company through periodic assessments. This could happen because of changes in market value of the asset, business environment, government regulations, etc.

Impairment

A reduction in a company's working capital as a result of a loss on an investment or a distribution (such as a coupon or dividend) to investors.

impairment

Reduction in a firm's capital as a result of distributions or losses.
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Mechanisms of Cognitive Impairment in Nonstroke Patients With Carotid Atherosclerosis
gt; Diabetes (raised odds of cognitive impairment about 6 times)
Cognitive impairment constituted a stable feature in a considerable number of elderly patients with depression.
Significant differences were found between plasma 4HNE levels of patients having cognitive impairment as compared to the controls (p less than 0.
It aims to evaluate CRT 001 in clinical trials to treat one or more diseases related with cognitive impairment including AD, Parkinson's disease, Down syndrome and related neurological orphan indications.
Although this report differs from the 2003 recommendation because it considers screening and treatment for mild cognitive impairment in addition to dementia, and it includes additional information about the test performance of screening instruments, "the overall evidence is insufficient to make a recommendation on screening," Dr.
Most researchers in China agree that MCI can be grouped into two categories: amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) and non-amnestic mild cognitive impairment (naMCI).
Charles Brainerd, professor of human development and the study's lead co-author with Valerie Reyna, director of the Institute for Human Neuroscience and professor of human development, both in Cornell's College of Human Ecology said that the memory abilities affected by cognitive impairment differ from those affected by healthy aging, resulting in unique error patterns on neuropsychological tests of memory.
of Miami) has brought together 16 contributions addressing the characteristics of cognitive impairment in schizophrenia, functional implications and course, genetic and biological contributions to cognitive impairment, and assessment and treatment.
3-fold higher odds of developing cognitive impairment relative to their counterparts who had not changed their drinking habits up to that point.
6 times more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment.
DENVER--A recent study funded by the National Institute on Aging from the Mayo Clinic and published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease has found that people 70 and older with diets high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, and the danger also increases with a high sugar diet.

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