Navigation Links
Memory lane: Older persons with more schooling spend fewer years with cognitive loss
Date:5/12/2008

ts more likely than less-educated 80-year olds with impairment and four times more likely than 80-year olds who are mentally sound.

Still, the researchers found that there is some chance of recovery from severe cognitive loss in large populations. Overall, about 11 percent of the mentally impaired will recover, according to the study.

The researchers hypothesize that those with treatable conditions such as depression and those recovering from strokes or cancer treatments are more likely to regain mental abilities. Specifically, they find that stroke is almost twice as prevalent among the highly educated who recover than among those who remain impaired.

The length of life with cognitive impairment will increase as total life expectancy increases, unless the age at onset of cognitive impairment is delayed, perhaps by addressing modifiable risk factors, Crimmins said. Cognitive impairment is a major health problem in old age and an area of growing concern for population health.


'/>"/>

Contact: Suzanne Wu
suzanne.wu@usc.edu
213-740-0252
University of Southern California
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New Alzheimers findings: High stress and genetic risk factor lead to increased memory decline
2. Removing Ovaries Before Menopause Leads to Memory, Movement Troubles
3. Boston University School of Medicine researcher recipient of Memory Ride Grant
4. New understanding of basic units of memory
5. Obesity Wont Affect Seniors Memory
6. HRT: A Boost for Libido, But Not Memory
7. Memory tasks require more coordinated brain blood flow for people with high blood pressure
8. Computerized training of working memory is a promising therapeutic strategy in ADHD
9. Alzheimers Foundation of America Holds Fifth Annual National Memory Screening Day
10. Survey Reveals Widespread Lack of Communication With Doctors About Memory Concerns
11. Memory Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dr. Vu Ho, a Dallas based ... practice and med-spa with the addition of new Silk ... cosmetic treatments and services. , “Silk Peel is a ... Dr. Ho. “As a result it can address issues ... spots, discolorations or blemishes.” , Similar to microdermabrasion, ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Wilsonville, Oregon (PRWEB) December 24, 2014 ... Infinity Rehab sat down with Derek Fenwick, PT, ... legislative changes that will stem from the passing of ... 2014 (IMPACT Act). In this taping of the ... amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new, injectable weight-loss ... Drug Administration. The agency on Tuesday approved Saxenda ... who are overweight and have at least one weight-related ... diabetes or high cholesterol. Patients taking the drug, ... diet and exercise regularly, the FDA noted. "Obesity ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... guidelines from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) call for giving ... diabetes to help prevent heart disease. These new standards ... Cardiology and American Heart Association, which also recommend giving low- ... disease, including people with diabetes. "We agree that the ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 The 2014 Market Research ... and in-depth research report on COC industry. For ... information, including its definition, classification, application, industry chain ... This report also presents product specification, manufacturing process, ... by regions, technology and applications. Analysis also covers ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dr. Vu Ho Expands Facial Plastic Surgery Practice to Include New Skin Care Treatment 2Health News:Latest Episode of Infinicast Features Infinity Rehab President Discussing IMPACT Act of 2014 and Changes for Post-Acute Therapy Providers in 2015 2Health News:FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug 2Health News:FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug 3Health News:Nearly All Diabetics Should Be on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Experts 2Health News:Nearly All Diabetics Should Be on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Experts 3Health News:COC/ Cyclic Olefin Copolymer Market: Global 2015-2020 Forecasts & Research Report Now at DeepResearchReports.com 2Health News:COC/ Cyclic Olefin Copolymer Market: Global 2015-2020 Forecasts & Research Report Now at DeepResearchReports.com 3
... Using a novel imaging technique to study autistic children, ... areas that govern social processing and learning by observation. ... Lindner Center for Autism, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health ... annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America ...
... Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures through the Belly Button: Scar-Free ... ... CLEVELAND, Nov. 28 Cleveland Clinic urologists recently,performed a ... pyeloplasty (uretero-pelvic,junction repair), ileal ureter replacement, and psoas hitch uretero-,neocystostomy ...
... Inc., a leading,provider of medical image review services ... million Series B financing led by Siemens Venture,Capital ... Tang Capital Management participated in the financing., ... imaging and clinical,research, and we are delighted to ...
... of Transplantation Winter Symposium Kicks Off March ... ... Organ transplantation is,increasingly being offered to patients with multiple co-morbidities and ... has prompted the increasing use of donors with characteristics,that increase the risk ...
... first comprehensive review of evidence on pneumococcal conjugate vaccination ... the on-line edition of the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases, ... pneumococcal infection by up to 40 fold, that the ... and that the vaccine can protect HIV-infected infants. ...
... in Energy-based Surgical Systems Uses Intelligent Device Management,to ... Technologies, BOULDER, Colo. and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., ... ; BSX: COV), a world leader in advanced,energy-based ... Device Management (IDM), today announced the global launch ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Novel imaging technique shows gray matter increase in brains of autistic children 2Health News:World Firsts by Cleveland Clinic Urologists 2Health News:RadPharm Announces $10 million Series B Financing, led by Siemens Venture Capital 2Health News:RadPharm Announces $10 million Series B Financing, led by Siemens Venture Capital 3Health News:AST 'Emergence to Convergence' Highlights the Latest High-Risk Organ Donor and Recipient Issues 2Health News:Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines can improve the lives of HIV-infected children 2Health News:Covidien Launches First-In-Class, Questra-Based Valleylab(TM) Exchange Software Update System 2Health News:Covidien Launches First-In-Class, Questra-Based Valleylab(TM) Exchange Software Update System 3
(Date:12/24/2014)...   Assurex Health, a personalized medicine company ... for behavioral health and chronic pain conditions, today ... equity financing from new and existing investors, according ... Chief Executive Officer. The financing will ... Health,s GeneSight ®  products.  GeneSight,s patented ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dec. 23, 2014 Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., ... specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine ... today announced that the Company achieved the Public ... Practice (GMP) certificate of TPI,s Qionglai Facility (QLF) ... The public notice period is a significant procedure ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... CHAPEL HILL, N.C. , Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... marketplace success. As the key link between the medical ... will grow even more in the coming years as ... relationships. According to research by benchmarking ... and MSLs can gain an important edge is by ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 2Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 3Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 4TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 2TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 3Role of Medical Science Liaisons Evolving in Medical Device Sector 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: