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2014-04-24 12:21:07

One of the first studies to look at a relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or problems with memory and thinking abilities, suggests that people who have thinking problems but their memory is still intact might have a higher death rate in a period of six years compared to those who have no thinking or memory problems. The research was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia,...

2014-04-24 12:19:38

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 Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. For the study, 862 people with thinking problems and 1,292 with no thinking problems between the ages of 70 and 89 were followed for...

2012-07-19 06:37:09

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) causes slight difficulty in the areas of memory and thinking skills. Individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are at a higher risk for Alzheimer´s disease, and according to new research even death. According to the Alzheimer's Association, long-term studies suggest that 10 to 20 percent of people aged 65 and older may have MCI. Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore...

2012-02-07 12:02:21

Many patients currently diagnosed with very mild or mild Alzheimer disease dementia could potentially be reclassified as having mild cognitive impairment (MCI) under revised criteria for that condition, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The National Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer's Association convened a work group to update criteria for MCI, and the revised criteria allow "considerable latitude" as to what...

New Guidelines Proposed For Diagnosing Early Alzheimer's
2012-02-07 09:45:02

Nearly all people who are currently diagnosed with a mild form of Alzheimer´s would be considered to not have the disease at all, if new criteria for the diagnosis of cognitive conditions are to be applied, a new study suggests. Mild cognitive impairment is seen by many doctors as a first sign of early Alzheimer´s. But now, under the new proposals, people diagnosed as having “very mild” and “mild” Alzheimer´s would be reclassified as having mild...

2012-01-26 11:14:43

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 women and those who have completed some higher education. People with MCI are at the stage between suffering the normal forgetfulness associated with aging and developing dementia, such as that caused by Alzheimer's disease....

2012-01-26 06:54:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — On the Cosby Show, a popular primetime show in the 80s, there were quite a few episodes in which Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable and his lawyer wife Clair played the memory game. Cliff´s loving wife Clair would ask him questions to jog his memory of certain pinnacle events of their life together. The majority of the time, Cliff would not remember these special moments, and the game ended with Clair upset and Cliff in a headlock. A new study suggests there may...

2011-07-18 07:03:52

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- All those hits to the head may have a lasting impact on football players. A new study shows retired NFL players are at a higher risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which can be a precursor to Alzheimer's disease. Individuals with MCI have trouble with memory, language or another mental function. While these problems are often apparent to the patient and others, they are not severe enough to interfere with everyday life. Researchers screened 513 retired...

2011-05-17 16:54:00

HOUSTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Belmont Village's Circle of Friends® program, developed by the company to boost cognitive reserve in assisted living residents with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) was selected for Honorable Mention recognition as a part of the 2011 George Mason University Health Care Quality Improvement Awards. This singular Honorable Mention Award was chosen from all project submissions, across all entry categories, according to Andrew Carle,...

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2010-09-07 07:45:12

A new study shows that mild cognitive impairment (MCI) may affect more men than women. The research is published in the September 7, 2010, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Mild cognitive impairment is a condition in which people have problems with memory or thinking beyond that explained by the normal rate of aging. The study found that MCI was 1.5 times higher in men compared to women. MCI often leads to Alzheimer's...


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