Midlife Cholesterol Levels linked to Dementia
According to a new study, individuals with borderline to moderately high cholesterol levels in their 40’s run a high risk of developing dementia later in life. Review the research in this article from SFGate.com.
The study, published today in the journal Dementia & Geriatrics Cognitive Disorders, found the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease increased by as much as 66 percent among people with high cholesterol in midlife, a level defined as 240 or higher milligrams per deciliter (1.75 pints) of blood.
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