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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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Mayo Clinic Study: Chronic Lung Disease Linked to Cognitive Impairment, Memory Loss

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Dec. 11, 2013 — A recent Mayo Clinic study found that 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. The study was recently published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. [...]

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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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Eating Lots of Carbs, Sugar May Raise Risk of Cognitive Impairment, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 16, 2012.  People 70 and older who eat food high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, and the danger also rises with a diet heavy in sugar, Mayo Clinic researchers have found. Those who consume a lot of protein [...]

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Slow Gait Tied to Higher Risk of Cognitive Decline

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 12, 2012.  Problems walking including slow gait and a short stride are associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline, Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered. Their findings are being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference July 14–19 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Mayo Clinic researchers are [...]

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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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Overeating May Double The Risk Of Memory Loss

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A new study from Mayo Clinic supports the idea that "what's good for your heart is good for your brain." The study, released today, suggests that eating too much may double the risk for memory loss in people age 70 and older. This research will be presented [...]

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Overeating May Double the Risk of Memory Loss

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A new study from Mayo Clinic supports the idea that "what's good for your heart is good for your brain." The study, released today, suggests that eating too much may double the risk for memory loss in people age 70 and older. This research will be presented [...]

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Mayo Clinic Finds Mild Cognitive Impairment is Common, Affects Men Most

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers involved in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging reported today that more than 6 percent of Americans age 70 to 89 develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI) every year. Also, the condition appears to affect men and those who only have a high school education more than [...]

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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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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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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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Mayo Clinic Imaging Studies May Help Diagnose Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

Diffusion tensor MR imaging (DTI) provides information on the tissue microstructure in the brain. The data generated by this imaging technology may be helpful in differentiating between various forms of dementias and cognitive impairment in the future. One study looked at the DTI characteristics of patients with dementia with Lewy [...]

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