Alzheimer’s Society Research Finds Link Between Infection and Memory Loss
New research has found that Alzheimer patients who develop a common infection such as a cold, stomach bug, or urine infection run an increased risk of cognitive decline. Learn more in this article from Long-Term Living.
Researchers at the University of Southampton in England investigated how inflammatory proteins released during an infection might affect the brain. Results showed that people who got an infection had twice the rate of cognitive decline as people without infections.
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