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Non-pharmacological ways to reduce risk of MCI

20-Jul-2019

Key points from article :

Computer use in middle age and later life lowered the risk of mild cognitive impairment by 37%.

MCI is the stage between age-related cognitive decline and dementia.

Playing games and participating in social activities also reduce the risk of MCI.

Studied 2000 people in their late 70s without MCI.

Study by Mayo Clinic, published in the journal Neurology.

Does playing computer games at old age have an additive effect on MCI?

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Neurology is the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology

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Associate Professor of Neurology & Psychiatry at College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic.