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Cognitive powers decline rapidly in Parkinson’s patients

Nearly 50 per cent of all patients of Parkinson’s suffer from impaired cognitive powers within a decade of being afflicted according to a new study that was published in Medwire News. All the 141 patients in the study had normal cognition at the baseline and had been suffering from the disease for an average of five years. In the six following years that these patients were tracked a large percentage of them developed at least mild cognitive impairment. All these patients without an exception progressed to dementia in another five years. Click here for the full story

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