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Cognitive Screening & Testing Report Released

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 […]

Baseline Concussion Testing Guide

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 […]

Concussion Testing Guide for Sports Teams

Best Practices 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 athletic […]

Evaluating Computerized Concussion Testing Systems

State legislation for school sports concussion policies are gaining rapid approval. Over 30 states will have enacted laws regarding school sports concussion policies by the end of 2011, with many other states planning to pass sports concussion legislation in 2012. School administrators and athletic departments are responsible for implementing the intent of these laws, which […]

New Poll Reveals Strong Consumer Interest in Screening for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

A new survey conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and Alzheimer Europe points to a strong consumer desire for “predictive testing” – the promise of a medical screening test that can gauge the likelihood of a person declining into Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) as they age. Over two thirds of respondents said that they […]

Cognitive Function Tests for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

We thought it would be useful to provide an overview of the range of cognitive function tests available to screen for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia. All of the tests mentioned in this article are backed up by published research studies that validate test use as a screening tool […]

Computerized Cognitive Testing Guide Released

A Review of Cognitive Health Screening Tools MyBrainTest has identified and researched several computerized cognitive health screening tools that can be administered in the physician’s office and other primary care settings to screen for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early Alzheimer’s Disease. Companies and screening products in this report include: Brain Resource (WebNeuro), Cambridge Cognition […]

Improved Diagnostic Guidelines for Alzheimer’s Disease

Yesterday the National Institute on Aging and Alzheimer’s Association released much needed and long overdue updates for diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Chief among the revised guidelines are three distinct disease stages: 1- Preclinical AD: no symptoms, but some changes in brain biomarkers. 2- Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) due to AD: measurable memory impairment, but little […]