Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 15th, 2004
Cognitive decline is an intermediate stage between normal aging and dementia.
Researchers at the Harvard University's School of Public Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital interviewed 18,999 women aged 70-81 years who were taking part in the nurses' health study in the United States. The women were tested for cognitive function and cognitive decline over 2 years.
The study, published online at the British Medical Journal website, www.bmj.com, on February 23, 2004, reported that at the...
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