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Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in Brain & Nervous System, Apr 24, 2014

A new research study reports that seniors with mild symptoms of mental decline have a higher risk of dying earlier than seniors with no memory problems. The results show, "over six years, 38 percent of the people with mild mental decline died, compared with 17 percent of the group without mental decline."

Tags: HealthDay News, mental decline, memory loss, deficits in thinking, mild symptoms, research, mild impairment, American Academy of Neurology

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