January 29, 2013

More Evidence Ties Heart Disease to Mental Decline

By Logan Lafferty

Researchers have yet again tied heart disease and poor circulation to mental declines in older people, especially women…Researchers led by Rosebud Roberts of the Mayo Clinic examined the cardiovascular and mental health of 1,450 people, aged 70 to 89. They found that nearly one-fourth of the patients developed what is known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI) over an average of four years of follow-up.

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Tags: Cardiology, Dr. Rosebud Roberts, HealthDay, heart disease, MCI, mental decline, mild cognitive impairment, Psychology and Psychiatry, Research

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