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Swedish study suggests reduced risk of dementia

A new Swedish study published in the journal Neurology shows that the risk of developing dementia may have declined over the past 20 years, in direct contrast to what many previously assumed. The result is based on data from SNAC-K, an ongoing study on aging and health that started in 1987.

“We know that… Swedish study suggests reduced risk of dementia   

No link between anesthesia, dementia in elderly, Mayo Clinic Study finds

Elderly patients who receive anesthesia are no more likely to develop long-term dementia or Alzheimer’s disease than other seniors, according to new Mayo Clinic research. The study analyzed thousands of patients using the Rochester Epidemiology Project - which allows researchers access to medical records of nearly all residents of Olmsted County, Minn. - and… No link between anesthesia, dementia in elderly, Mayo Clinic Study finds   


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