Poor lung function linked with cognitive decline, study shows

Women appear to be more at risk, the authors say

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Poor lung function in an elderly person might presage cognitive decline over the next decade or so, a UK study suggests.

Dr Yutong Cai, from the University of Oxford, presented the results of an analysis of data from the English Longitudinal Study of Aging (ELSA) to delegates at the European Respiratory Society