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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This early label was criticized and classified as age-associated memory impairment by Crooks in 1986 (Goldman & Morris, 2001), age-associated cognitive decline (Levy, 1994), and age-related cognitive decline in the DSM IV Criteria (Celsis, 2000), all of which fall within the limits of normal aging.
In 2004, the company completed two phase II safety trials of the drug for age-associated memory impairment and mild cognitive impairment, with a total of 107 patients.
Pending financing, Accera plans to expand its Phase II trials to look at more Alzheimer's patients over a longer period of time, and a group of patients with age-associated memory impairment (AAMI), an early precursor to Alzheimer's.
The result of a randomized clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of ginkgo biloba special extract EGb 761 (ginkgo) suggests that ginkgo is not effective as a treatment for older people with dementia or age-associated memory impairment.