Preventable Risk Factors Account for Nearly Half of All Alzheimer's Disease Cases

August 2011
Neurology Reviews;Aug2011, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p8
The article reports on the results of a research regarding the preventability of Alzheimer's disease. It revealed that nearly half cases of Alzheimer's disease worldwide could be prevented by taking health measures such as quitting smoking, increasing physical activity, and controlling blood pressure and diabetes. It indicates that a 25% reduction in all of these risk factors could prevent the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease.


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