Neurobiology of Aging exam 3

Neurobiology of Aging exam 3 - Neurobiology of Aging Spring...

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Neurobiology of Aging Spring 2007 Exam 3 Section 1: Fill in the blank. Fill in the blank with the term that best completes the statement. Please be aware that a term can be more than one word. (Each blank is worth 2 points). 1. The most common medical problem affecting the elderly is _____________________ 2. In a ____________________ a blood clot is formed locally on the blood vessel wall causing a vessel to occlude resulting in a stroke. 3. __________________ accounts for 50% of all dementias in Japan whereas it only accounts for 10-20% of dementias in the United States. 4. The incidences of Alzheimer’s disease doubles every _____ years beyond age 65. 5. The greatest risk factor for stroke is _______________ 6. The two most common causes of afferent gait impairment are _______________ and __________________ 7. ______________ is the number of new cases of a particular disease or disorder occurring in a given population over a specific period of time.
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8. The leading cause of visual impairment in those 70 years or older is
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2009 for the course NROSCI 1036 taught by Professor Jimgoss during the Spring '07 term at Pittsburgh.

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