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Dementia

07 October 2011

Gauging general health as 'poor' May Point to dementia risk

Older adults who think they're not in tip-top health may have a greater risk of developing dementia than folks who believe they're healthy.

Older adults who think they're not in tip-top health may have a greater risk of developing dementia than folks who believe they're healthy, French researchers report in Oct. 5 issue of the journal Neurology.

"It is one of the first studies to look at this correlation and we really don't know what that means," said Heather M. Snyder, senior associate director for Medical & Scientific Relations at the Alzheimer's Association. She was not involved in the study.

 

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