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Study: Episodes of Forgetfulness Could Presage Alzheimer's

Little bouts of forgetfulness in adulthood could be an early symptom of Alzheimer's. That's the finding of a new study out of the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. Researchers questioned 531 seniors with an average age of 73 who were free of dementia. The participants were asked if they had experienced any memory problems during the previous year. The subjects were also given yearly memory and thinking tests over a 10-year period. Some 56 percent...

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