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Balance and walking problems often present before the diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's or dementia.


A simple balance test may help doctors predict a decline in memory and brain function in people with Alzheimer's disease, research shows.

In a study, researchers found that Alzheimer's patients with an abnormal one-leg balance test experienced greater decline in brain function over two years than those with a normal one-leg balance test.

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