February 25, 2015
With estimates projecting that by 2050, over 106 million people will be living with Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers are focusing efforts to discover lifestyle factors that may contribute to the disease. The study authors write that: “around a third of Alzheimer’s diseases cases worldwide might be attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors. The factors are namely: diabetes, midlife hypertension, midlife obesity, physical inactivity, depression, smoking, and low educational attainment.
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Diane Silverman R.Ph.
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