Archive for the ‘Cognitive Test Products and Vendors’ Category

Cognitive Screening & Testing Report Released

19th June 2013 by Christian Elliott Comments Off

Computerized Cognitive Assessment Products – Neurocognitive Screening for ADHD, Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury Since our last report in 2011, the market for computerized cognitive assessment, screening and testing has continued to expand. Key drivers for this market and growing technology product base include: An Aging Global Population: 500 million people in the […]

    Early Detection Tests for Alzheimer’s Disease: Introduction

    7th January 2013 by Christian Elliott Comments Off

    Rising Dementia Rates are a Global Health Trend A positive aspect of rising living standards in most of the world has been a significant improvement in worldwide average life expectancies, increasing from 52 years in 1960 to 69 years in 2009. Regional differences are even more striking — the average life expectancy for a person […]

      State of the Market: Early Detection Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease

      12th November 2012 by Christian Elliott Comments Off

      Screening for early, subtle signs of Alzheimer’s becomes important as pharmaceutical companies shift focus to drug candidates that may prevent or slow buildup of amyloid beta protein in the brain. Finding a cure for Alzheimer’s, or a method to significantly slow disease progression, continues to be a very challenging goal for stakeholders. A common theme […]

        Brain Training: Does it Work?

        12th November 2012 by Christian Elliott Comments Off

        We’ll give you the answer up front: It depends. With the growing number of brain training products and cognitive training service providers in the market today, it’s important to understand the potential benefits and drawbacks of formalized, structured cognitive training. Using analogies with physical rehabilitation and fitness training can help define the type (and potential […]

          Baseline Concussion Testing Guide

          31st May 2012 by Christian Elliott Comments Off

          Baseline Concussion Testing for Sports Teams and School Athletic Departments. A Guide for Coaches, Athletic Trainers, Physicians, and Parents. A number of high profile cases involving long term risks of concussions in contact sports has spurred sports concussion legislation in many states. State legislation will typically require mandatory concussion management policies that school administrators and […]