Cognitive clock emerges as a revolutionary technique to monitor brain health

U.S. – Researchers from the Rush University Medical Center have developed a novel method to monitor the brain health of patients to improve the early diagnosis and treatment of certain diseases including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.  This “cognitive clock,” which is the term that has been coined for this new screening technique, involves measuring an individual’s cognitive age, rather than their chronological age, to assess the patient’s risk of poor health outcomes. Pathological factors bear more weight on development of neurological diseases than a person’s chronological age. However much, aging…

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