Can Alzheimer’s be Cured ?
This article from Inside Elder Care informs us about the recent advances in Alzheimer’s research and what we can do to prevent memory loss.
A population study from Finland has developed a fascinating scale that can predict 20-year risk for dementia - sort of a brain aging speedometer. Obesity, smoking, lack of physical activity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol are some of the culprits this study identified. So keeping these under control is crucial. Depression is another risk factor for memory loss, so managing stress and staying socially connected is also important.
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