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Study identifies 10 factors linked to Alzheimer’s risk

April 18, 2022

From the Medical News Today website

People with dementia experience a progressive loss of their ability to remember, think, and communicate effectively. However, the changes in the brain that are responsible for dementia may begin decades before its effects on cognition and behavior become become.

The World Health Organization (WHO) indicates that of the 55 million people worldwide living with dementia, 60–70% have Alzheimer’s disease. 

Attempts to develop an effective treatment for Alzheimer’s have met with little success. Researchers are increasingly turning their attention to detecting the disease early.

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