31 October

Can the onset of dementia be prevented?

=== Jordan J. Ghassemian & Evan Cole Lewis, MD ===

At the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London, researchers discussed how nine health and lifestyle factors contribute to about 35 per cent of dementia.

This translates to potentially preventing 1 in 3 cases of dementia by tackling risk factors such as education and depression.

The report was recently published in The Lancet and can be found here: http://www.thelancet.com/commissions/dementia2017

Visit the recent CBC news page to read more about how to potentially reduce your risk of dementia.

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