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COPD and MCI Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a leading cause of death.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Michelle Mielke tells us COPD may also raise the risk for cognitive problems. To listen, click the link below. COPD and MCI

Created by Joel Streed

Mayo Clinic Study Says Widowhood May Delay Dementia

PHOENIX — A new Mayo Clinic study suggests that the care and support family members give to elderly widows following the death of their spouse may be a factor in delaying dementia. The study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark last week was designed to evaluate [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

La tasa de fallecimiento de las personas con deterioro cognitivo leve puede superar la de quienes no padecen la afección

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — La investigación realizada por Mayo Clinic para estudiar la relación entre la muerte y dos tipos de deterioro cognitivo leve (DCL) plantea que quienes padecen tales afecciones mueren a una tasa mayor que las personas sin deterioro cognitivo leve. La investigación publicada hoy será presentada durante la [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

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 [...]

Created by Duska Anastasijevic

COPD Associated With Increased Risk for Mild Cognitive Impairment

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qi41DaFjXM 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 [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

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