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Science of Aging

5 Months ago

Cognition and gait speed often decline together, study shows: Mexican Americans at higher risk

Measures of cognition and gait speed largely paralleled each other in a San Antonio study of 370 participants that included 9½ years of follow-up. One-fifth of participants were classified into a cognitive and physical vulnerability group. Mexican American participants were almost four times more likely than European Americans to be in the cognitive and physical vulnerability group.

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