Impairment

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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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Involvement in social activities (being with friends, going to the movies, etc.) and playing games were both tied to a 20% lower risk for mild cognitive impairment. Doing crafts in later life was linked to a 42% lower risk for mild cognitive impairment.
Primary care staff were encouraged to refer patients with possible cognitive impairment for screening.
This study found that both self- and informant-reported complaints of cognitive impairment were associated with further cognitive impairment conversion and cognitive decline, especially for males with high educational level.
evaluated 37 children and adolescents with MS and reported significant cognitive impairment in 35% of these patients.
rs-fMRI Study on PD Patients without Cognitive Impairment. rs-fMRI is a sensitive imaging modality that can reveal dysfunction in cognition-related brain regions in PD patients with only subtle cognitive changes or even without cognitive symptoms.
Regarding categorisation of cognition scores by MMSE, among 100 elderly people, 38 had normal cognition, 45 had mild cognitive impairment and 17 had moderate cognitive impairment.
The degree of renal dysfunction appears to be correlated with the degree of cognitive impairment. Cognitive impartment has been shown in multiple studies to be associated with deteriorating renal function well before requiring dialysis, although this association is particularly strong in patients requiring dialysis [31].
All participants met criteria for mild cognitive impairment based on the Korean version of the Mini-Mental State Examination (K-MMSE) and also underwent standardized neurologic examinations, magnetic resonance imaging, and the 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15) at baseline, Dr.
Seventeen of 103 men with HIV (17%) had cognitive impairment (reduced mental capacity), compared with 4 of 74 men without HIV (5%).
"Social policies, such as increasing educational resources in low-income communities, providing economic support to poor students and their families, improving graduation rates in high schools and colleges, and eliminating discrimination against blacks in the job market may significantly reduce racial disparities in cognitive impairment in life."
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Cognitive Impairment, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
In a new study of older adults published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society, having multiple chronic conditions was linked with an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia.

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