Because of some similarities between mild cognitive impairment
and Alzheimer's disease, researchers have begun to examine whether these two disease states share common etiologies.
Prevalence of mild cognitive impairment
among old people in urban and rural areas of Guizhou Province].
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9 times more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment
than those with the lowest intake of carbohydrates.
Gandy advises his patients with mild cognitive impairment
to address their vascular risk factors and take it a step further.
The finding that the frequency of mild cognitive impairment
is greater in men was unexpected, since the frequency of Alzheimer's disease is actually greater in women.
Besides men in general, subjects found to be at higher risk for mild cognitive impairment
included those who had never been married, those with less than nine years of schooling and those carrying the ApoE4 gene, which is a risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer's.
Dr Susanne Sorensen, head of research at the Alzheimer's Society, said: "Increasing our understanding of mild cognitive impairment
could help us unravel the many mysteries still surrounding Alzheimer's disease and move us closer to treatments and a cure.
Annual conversion rates [from mild cognitive impairment
to dementia] often range from 10 percent to 15 percent in clinic samples.
However, data from trials that enrolled either asymptomatic elderly patients or patients with mild cognitive impairment
don't support the use of donepezil, ginkgo biloba, NSAIDs, COX-2 inhibitors, vitamin E, vitamin [B.
Repeated concussions brought on by blows to the head during their playing days significantly boost the chances that retired professional football players will suffer dementias such as mild cognitive impairment
in later life, suggests a study by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Patients with mild cognitive impairment
have memory loss, but do not have difficulty paying attention and do not experience confusion.