Neurology states that mild cognitive impairment in older adults may not always lead to dementia and should be viewed as a higher risk classification instead of an early stage of dementia. The study involved 2,900 participants, and 48% of the 752 participants who were diagnosed with MCI were cognitively normal during a follow-up visit."/> Neurology states that mild cognitive impairment in older adults may not always lead to dementia and should be viewed as a higher risk classification instead of an early stage of dementia. The study involved 2,900 participants, and 48% of the 752 participants who were diagnosed with MCI were cognitively normal during a follow-up visit."/> MCI in older adults may not always lead to dementia

MCI in older adults may not always lead to dementia

2021-12-03

A study in Neurology states that mild cognitive impairment in older adults may not always lead to dementia and should be viewed as a higher risk classification instead of an early stage of dementia. The study involved 2,900 participants, and 48% of the 752 participants who were diagnosed with MCI were cognitively normal during a follow-up visit.

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