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People with Mild Cognitive Impairment May Die at Higher Rate Than People Without Condition

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic research studying the relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) suggests that people who have these conditions die at a higher rate than people without MCI. The research was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of [...]

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COPD Associated With Increased Risk for Mild Cognitive Impairment

Bottom Line:  A diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in older adults was associated with increased risk for mild cognitive impairment (MCI), especially MCI of skills other than memory, and the greatest risk was among patients who had COPD for more than five years. The study is published [...]

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MCI and Heart Disease: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Rosebud Roberts comments on a study which found people with heart disease also have an increased risk for mild cognitive impairment or MCI. To listen, click the link below. MCI and Heart Disease

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Chronic Lung Disease Linked to Cognitive Impairment, Memory Loss

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are about twice as likely to develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI) – and chances are that it will include memory loss. First author of the Mayo Clinic study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings Balwinder Singh, M.D., says, “COPD is reversible in early stages, especially in smokers. These findings are important because they [...]

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Mayo Clinic: REM Sleep Disorder Doubles Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment, Parkinson's

ROCHESTER, Minn. — People with symptoms suggesting rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, or RBD, have twice the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or Parkinson's disease within four years of diagnosis with the sleep problem, compared with people without the disorder, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The [...]

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Your Brain and What You Eat

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Rosebud Roberts talks about her study which took at look at associations between what you eat and MCI or mild cognitive impairment. To listen, click the link below. Carbs Sugar and MCI

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Habit Program

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Glenn Smith about a program designed to help those with memory issues. To listen, click the link below. Habit Program

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Memory and Overeating

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Yonas Geda tells us about a study that found an association between mild cognitive impairment and how much we eat. To listen, click the link below. Memory and Overeating

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RBD, MCI and Parkinson's

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Bradley Boeve tells us about a study which found an association between mild cognitive impairment, Parkinson's Disease and RBD or rem sleep behavoir disorder. To listen, click the link below. RBD and MCIParkinsons

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Protecting against Memory Loss

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Yonas Geda discusses his recent study which found exercise and computer use can help prevent mild cognitive impairment. To listen, click the link below. Memory Loss Computer Use Exercise

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Atrial Fibrillation and MCI

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Rosebud Roberts outlines the findings of a study that looked at a common heart conditions association with cognition problems. To listen, click the link below. Atrial Fibrillation and MCI

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Prevelance of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) in Men

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Ronald Petersen outlines the findings of a study that looked into the prevelance of Mild Cognitive Impairment, also known as MCI. To listen, click the link below. Prevelance of MCI in Men

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Fats and Mild Cognitive Impairment

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Rosebud Roberts regarding a study that looked at the effects of certain fats in relation to mild cognitive impairment. To listen, click the link below. Fats and MCI

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Mild Cognitive Impairment in Men

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Ronald Petersen discusses his study that looked at the rates of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in men. To listen, click the link below. MCI in Men

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Exercise Your Brain To Prevent Memory Loss

A Mayo Clinic study found that engaging in cognitive activities like reading books, playing games or crafting in middle age or later life are associated with a decreased risk of mild cognitive impairment. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a transitional state between normal aging and the earliest features of Alzheimer's [...]

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MCI Exercise and Computer

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Yonas Geda discusses a recent study that found exercise and computer use may be protective against MCI. To listen, click the link below. MCI Exercise and Computer Use

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Mild Cognitive Impairment- Ten Years Later

Ten years ago, Mayo Clinic investigators published a seminal paper on mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Since then, thousands of papers have appeared in the medical literature focusing on this early stage of cognitive disorders. According to Mayo Clinic scientists, understanding MCI plays a critical role in the efforts to identify [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Regular physical exercise has powerful effect on brain health

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 68 and understand that exercise is good for my health, but I recently read that exercise can also reduce the risk of developing dementia. Is that true, and if so, do researchers know why? ANSWER: Perhaps one of the most feared conditions associated with aging [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORY Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levers — that occur together. Expert Answers Helping children cope: Tips for talking about tragedy  Heart rate: What's normal? Mild cognitive impairment [...]

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Heart Disease Connection to Risk of Mental Impairment

According to a Mayo Clinic study, cardiac disease is associated with an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment like difficulty with language, thinking and judgment -- particularly among women with heart disease. Known as nonamnestic because it doesn’t include memory loss, this type of mild cognitive impairment may be a [...]

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