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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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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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Dr. Ronald Petersen: Alzheimer's Disease

On Saturday, February 25th our guest was Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Ronald Petersen discussing Alzheimer's disease. Medical Edge Weekend 2-25-12 The Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's disease blog can be found here. The Meeting of the Minds Dementia conference will be held in St. Paul at the River Centre on Saturday March 17th from [...]

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FRIDAY MYTH OR MATTER-OF-FACT

  "VICODIN IS AMERICA'S GREATEST PUBLIC HEALTH RISK" This Saturday’s program is about addictions. Dr. Jon Ebbert will discuss prescription medications, nicotine dependence, e-cigarettes, nicotine lozenges and medicinal marijuana. Also on the program, Dr. Ronald Petersen responding to this week’s news that cases of Alzheimer’s will triple by 2050.  Listen Saturday [...]

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A Powerful Gene That Triples the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

An international team, including researchers from MayoClinic, has discovered a gene so powerful it nearly triples the risk of  Alzheimer’s disease. It is the most potent genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s identified in the past 20 years. Mayo Clinic researcher Rosa Rademakers, Ph.D., says, “The variant found in our study identifies a fascinating new Alzheimer’s [...]

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