Navigation Links
Clionsky Neuro Systems (CNS-Neuro) Announces Publication of Study Finding Elderly Patients Unable to Recognize Their Memory Loss
Date:11/18/2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitchell Clionsky, Ph.D. and Emily Clionsky, M.D. of CNS-Neuro, announced new data supporting the use of screening tests to identify cognitive loss in older Americans. Their study asked two hundred elderly patients and their families to rate how well they think and remember. They found that the patients' answers had no relationship to their tested cognitive ability, that the relatives were minimally better, and that doctors should measure cognition rather than asking about it during the Annual Wellness Visit.  These findings, published in the November 2011 Journal of Family Practice (http://www.jfponline.com/pages.asp?id=10018) may help doctors decide which of their patients need treatment for memory loss. Memory Orientation Screening Test (MOST™) gives doctors accurate tools for Annual Wellness Visit.

The authors, a neuropsychologist and an internist/psychiatrist, asked patients and their loved ones to rate their abilities to pay attention, remember, start new projects, make judgments and care for themselves. They found that patients were unable to accurately determine if they were normal or not. They also discovered that their loved ones, who accompanied them to a cognitive testing appointment, were scarcely better. By contrast, their 5-minute office test, the Memory Orientation Screening Test (MOST™) accurately identified these problems and was significantly better at this than a longer test most often used by doctors, the Folstein Mini-Mental State Exam.

This finding is particularly important since, in January 2011, Medicare has encouraged all seniors to have an Annual Wellness Visit. The AWV is a no-copayment office visit in which doctors are asked to identify cognitive impairment, measure depression, ta
'/>"/>

SOURCE Clionsky Neuro Systems
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. A New Mechanism for Tau Protein Pathology in Alzheimers Disease was Presented by Oligomerix, Inc. at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
2. New method for producing precursor of neurons, bone and other important tissues from stem cells
3. NeuroCog Trials Appoints Industry Executive Michael Hufford, Ph.D. to Chief Operating Officer
4. Neurocrine Biosciences Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
5. Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. to Present at 10TH Annual BIO Investor Forum
6. joimax® Inspires Thai-German Neurosurgery Congress Participants for TESSYS®
7. Childrens Oncology Group and Apeiron to Jointly Conduct Phase II Study in Neuroblastoma With hu14.18-IL2 (APN301)
8. Neurologix Appoints Adrian Adams as Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
9. Lasers light the path to neuron regeneration
10. Engineers use short ultrasound pulses to reach neurons through blood-brain barrier
11. Positive Phase 2 Trial Results from Neuroendocrine Tumor Cohort Presented at CIRSE
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/1/2015)...   Decision Resources Group finds that ... are its oral administration, alternative mechanism of action, ... rheumatologists. Otezla was the first oral therapy specifically ... psoriatic arthritis in the United States ... conventional oral treatments including disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... BANGALORE, India , July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... uses next generation sequencing technology to empower cancer care, ... as chief executive officer. In his expanded role ... for all strategy, business expansion and worldwide operations effective ... as Strand,s chairman and CEO since its founding in ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... 2015  Axovant Sciences Ltd. (NYSE:  AXON), a ... of dementia, today announced that the company will ... 5:45 p.m. EDT following its presentation of RVT-101 ... 2015 (AAIC). The event will ... Lawrence Friedhoff , Chief Development Officer, will ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... A newly launched business plan contest will ... barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D. The Pistoia Alliance President’s Startup Challenge 2015 ... US$15,000 and a period of expert mentorship from a senior industry figure drawn from ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Surveyed Rheumatologists Report That Otezla's Oral Administration is its Single Greatest Advantage Over Currently Available Treatment Options 2Surveyed Rheumatologists Report That Otezla's Oral Administration is its Single Greatest Advantage Over Currently Available Treatment Options 3Strand Life Sciences Names Scott A. Storrer CEO as Company Continues Global Expansion with Focus on Precision Medicine Product 2Strand Life Sciences Names Scott A. Storrer CEO as Company Continues Global Expansion with Focus on Precision Medicine Product 3Axovant Sciences To Host Investor Briefing And Live Webcast During AAIC 2015 Meeting 2Axovant Sciences To Host Investor Briefing And Live Webcast During AAIC 2015 Meeting 3Pistoia Alliance Launches Startup Challenge 2Pistoia Alliance Launches Startup Challenge 3
... 20 at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, about 130 ... and due diligence providers gathered at the M&A Advisor ... middle markets ($10 million to $1 billion) of financing ... value of your brand and intellectual property" to "due ...
... the second time in three years, The University of ... into classrooms outside the School of Business . ... Kansas City-based organization that promotes entrepreneurship and education, has ... can compete for a share of $35 million in ...
... have submitted more than 220 initial proposals for $3 million ... ,The offering drew responses from 10 University of Wisconsin-Madison ... and universities around the world. Successful applicants will be invited ... 1, and the seed grants will be awarded in December. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Some great insights into the current Mergers & Acquisitions Market 2Some great insights into the current Mergers & Acquisitions Market 3Some great insights into the current Mergers & Acquisitions Market 4Some great insights into the current Mergers & Acquisitions Market 5Morgridge seed grants attract over 220 proposals 2
(Date:6/23/2015)... Research and Markets( ... "Body-Worn Temperature Sensors Market - Global Industry ... - 2020" report to their offering. ... global body-worn temperature sensors market. The global body-worn ... basis of types, care setting, patient demographic, applications ...
(Date:6/18/2015)... , June 18, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market announces that ... featured segment on "Money on the Mark", scheduled to air ... June 20 th . The ... be from 7:00 to 8:00pm EST. NXT-ID, Inc.,s CEO ...
(Date:6/17/2015)... , June 17, 2015  Crossmatch™, a ... announced that its U.are.U ® 4500 fingerprint ... Eateries, Inc., a San ... chain, to increase security, improve accountability and reduce ... enable instant, non-repudiable identity confirmation for employee sign ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Body-Worn Temperature Sensors Market - Global Industry Analysis 2NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 2NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 3Togo's Eateries Improve Security and Accountability with Crossmatch Fingerprint Readers 2Togo's Eateries Improve Security and Accountability with Crossmatch Fingerprint Readers 3
... the University of York have made a huge leap forward ... group in the Department of Biology has made a significant ... type of biological warfare. , Bacteria like E. coli frequently ... protein antibiotics called colicins, which are potent toxins. , ...
... environments, are capable of performing myriad biological functions, learned ... planet. Those lessons, and how they can be ... to repair damaged environments, are among the many secrets ... at the general meeting of the American Society of ...
... discovered that neurons in the brains of mice sprout ... new experiences. The new connections alter the circuitry of ... researchers said their findings aid understanding of how procedural ... of learning is used in mastering skills such as ...
Cached Biology News:DOE JGI finishes 100th microbial genome 2DOE JGI finishes 100th microbial genome 3DOE JGI finishes 100th microbial genome 4DOE JGI finishes 100th microbial genome 5Long-term changes in experience cause neurons to sprout new long-lasting connections 2Long-term changes in experience cause neurons to sprout new long-lasting connections 3
... Reusable, press-to-seal gasket and cover slip ... disassembled for hybridizing and imaging thick or ... up to a 13 mm diameter. Build ... specimen handling, eliminate evaporation and leaking even ...
Comp Dim: chamber diam. depth 20 2.8 mm chamber maximum volume 720 μL...
...
... for in vitro diagnostic assays, all EIA/RIA ... for uniform binding, high optical clarity and ... are part of the Certified Surface Chemistry ... be within QA release specifications. Linkage: This ...
Biology Products: