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Mild cognitive impairment is associated with a higher risk of dementia. In a study, Alzheimer’s disease was diagnosed in approximately half of the participants who performed poorly in both episodic memory tests (story recall and word list recall), whereas only 16% of those with a poor performance in only one memory test received diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers suggest that comprehensive use of memory tests could improve the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer’s disease.
Memory tests predict brain atrophy and Alzheimer’s disease | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

Use of two episodic memory tests help in predicting brain atrophy and Alzheimer’s disease, as indicated by a study carried out at the University of Helsinki and the University of California. Researchers suggest that comprehensive use of memory tests cou...