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Strokes are linked to dementia, increases risk of the brain disease by 70%

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People who have suffered a stroke are more likely to develop dementia, a study conducted by the University of Exeter Medical School confirmed. The study involved an analysis of 3.2 million people across the world. Researchers found that the link between stroke and dementia persisted even after taking into account other dementia risk… Read more »

Heavy drinking and even abstinence from alcohol may up dementia risk: Study

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A new study has found that alcohol abuse or even abstaining from it might develop a higher risk of dementia in middle-aged people. However, the researchers warned that the results do not encourage people who do not drink to start drinking. “The findings strengthen the evidence that excessive alcohol consumption… Read more »