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MCI progression in hispanic-americans

Frieda Silva, Reinaldo Laguna, Francisco Nieves-Rivera
The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics of well differentiated thyroid carcinoma (WTC) in Hispanic children and analyze treatment response. Retrospective evaluation of records seen at our institution from 1970-2007 was undertaken. Twenty-seven cases were evaluated, 24 were treated with radioiodine, followed for a mean period of 15 years. There were 18 females, 9 males, median age 11 years. Eleven tumors were papillary, 15 papillary-follicular variant and one follicular. All had total thyroidectomy and iodine scan...
January 2010: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism: JPEM
Karen M Rose
The identification of persons with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is becoming a priority in healthcare as persons with this disorder are generally believed to progress to a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer's disease (AD) at a higher rate than those persons without it in the general population. Despite the knowledge that minority groups, particularly Hispanics, have been shown to have an increased risk for the development of AD, there is paucity of research in the identification and progression of MCI in ethnic minority groups...
October 2005: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
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