Items Tagged ‘mild cognitive impairment’

October 19, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Wall Street […]

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Tags: All Voices, alzheimer's disease, arthritis, Arthritis Today, Breast Cancer, Cancer, carbohydrates, Chicago Tribune, chronic diseases, constipation, diarrhea, Dr. Debra Barton


October 18, 2012 · Leave a Comment

High-Carb Diet is Linked to Early Alzheimer’s

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Older people who load up their plates with carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, a study out Tuesday finds. Sugars also played a role in the development of MCI, often a precursor to Alzheimer’s disease, according to the report in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Eating more proteins and […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, carb diet, carbohydrates, Dr. Rosebud Roberts, Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, MCI, mild cognitive impairment, USA Today


July 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Cut Mayo, Says Mayo

By Mystery User

If you’re 70 or older and you eat more than about 2,200 calories per day — slightly more than a man needs to maintain his weight — you increase your risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, which often precedes Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study at the Mayo Clinic. And the more calories you consume, […]

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Tags: Dr. Yonas Geda, mild cognitive impairment, NY Post, reduce calories


February 29, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Couple says clinic’s help made all the difference

By Mystery User

Jerry and Marge Purdy of Reno, who have been married for 49 years, said the Cleveland Clinic and the Alzheimer’s Association “saved our lives.” In 2009, Jerry Purdy, a retired highway engineer, began having memory problems. It started with little things, he said…Jerry was diagnosed with “mild cognitive impairment.”Mild cognitive impairment increases a person’s risk […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's Association, alzheimer's disease, Cleveland Clinic, dementia, Jerry and Marge Purdy, mild cognitive impairment, Reno


February 22, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Study links overeating to memory and thinking problems

By Mystery User

increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and joint pain isn’t motivating enough to right-size your food portions, you may owe it to your brain to cut back on calories. A study released this month that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting showed an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) […]

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Tags: American Academy of Neurology, cut back on calories, Dr. Yonas Geda, MCI, mild cognitive impairment


February 21, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Overeating may double odds of memory loss in elderly

By Mystery User

Can stuffing your mouth clog your brain? A new study suggests overeating may double the risk for memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), among people age 70 and older… “We observed a dose-response pattern which simply means; the higher the amount of calories consumed each day, the higher the risk of MCI,” study author […]

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Tags: Dr. Yonas E. Geda, high calories, MCI, memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, overeating


February 20, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Study: Overeating tied to memory loss

By Mystery User

A new study led by researchers at the Scottsdale-based Mayo Clinic in Arizona supports the idea that what’s good for your heart is good for your brain. The study, released this month, suggests that eating too much may double the risk for memory loss in people age 70 and older… “We observed a dose-response pattern […]

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Tags: Dr. Yonas E. Geda, high amount of calories, memory loss, mild cognitive impairment


February 16, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Can Eating Too Many Calories Cause Memory Loss in the Elderly?

By Mystery User

A study performed by the Mayo Clinic suggests that overeating can more than double the risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in the elderly. While the study is only a preliminary one, it suggests that cutting calories may be a simple way to prevent or slow memory loss as people age. Mild cognitive impairment is […]

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Tags: cutting calories, MCI, mild cognitive impairment, overeating


February 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Overeating linked to memory loss among elderly

By Mystery User

US scientists say, People over 70 who consume between 2000 and 6000 calories a day are at much greater risk of “mild cognitive impairment,” researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, said today…”We observed a dose-response pattern, which simply means the higher the amount of calories consumed each day, the higher the risk of […]

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Tags: cutting calories, dose-response pattern, Dr. Yonas Greda, memory loss, mild cognitive impairment


February 14, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Overeating Linked to Memory Loss, Mental Decline

By Mystery User

Older people who consume a diet very high in calories may be increasing their risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the memory loss and mental-function problems that sometimes precede Alzheimer’s disease. In a new study of more than 1,200 people in their 70s and 80s, Mayo Clinic researchers found that men and women who consumed […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, high calorie diets, MCI, mild cognitive impairment


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