Hospital stay is linked to cognitive decline in elderly

02/24/2010 | Yahoo!

Elderly patients who were hospitalized for a noncritical illness were 40% more likely to develop dementia than those who weren't hospitalized, a report showed. Researchers said they were not certain of the reasons for the association.

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