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Can a Healthy Lifestyle Reduce Your Risk of Dementia Regardless of Your Genes? – Part II

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A new, long term cohort study suggests that healthy lifestyle is associated with a lower risk for dementia among people considered at lower and intermediate genetic risk but not for those considered at high genetic risk. “Globally, about 47 million people were living with dementia in 2015, and this number is projected to triple by Read More >

Posted on by Scott Bowen, Office of Public Health Genomics; Christopher Taylor, Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; and Muin J. Khoury, Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GeorgiaLeave a commentTags ,

Can a Healthy Lifestyle Reduce Your Risk of Dementia Regardless of Your Genes?

a hand writing Dementia with bar bells and an apple wrapped in a measuring tape and DNA

A large retrospective, cohort study found that a healthy lifestyle is associated with a lower risk for dementia among people considered at high genetic risk. An active lifestyle, which includes a nutritious diet, limited alcohol, and not smoking, has long been associated with reduced risk of cancer and heart disease. In the last ten years, Read More >

Posted on by Scott Bowen, Office of Public Health Genomics; Christopher Taylor, Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; and Muin J. Khoury, Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GeorgiaLeave a commentTags ,
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