COPD linked to mild cognitive impairment risk

Mayo Clin Proc 2013; 88: 1222–1230 Research shows that elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD are nearly twice as likely as those without to have mild cognitive impairment MCI. Balwinder Singh Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA and colleagues studied 1927 individuals aged 70 to 89 years .After assessment with the Clinical Dementia Rating,Continue reading “COPD linked to mild cognitive impairment risk”