January 30, 2012

Memory Loss More Common In Men — But It Can Improve


Age-related memory loss and mild cognitive impairment may be more common in men in their 70s and 80s than in women, a new Mayo Clinic study has found…What that means, as lead researcher R.O. Roberts of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., told National Public Radio, is that people can reduce their risk of memory loss and cognitive impairment by staying healthy and educated. “There is a lot that people can do.”

AARP by Candy Sagon, 01/27/2012

Additional coverage: ThirdAge, Medill Reports, CBC News

Tags: Mayo Clinic Rochester, memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, National Public Radio, Neurology, R.O. Roberts, Research, Wellness

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