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How Diet And Obesity May Be Linked To Alzheimer’s

I was asked recently about the relationship between diet and Alzheimer’s disease. This is a great question since we tend to focus on more traditional health benefits of eating well, such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes. This was in response to a recent study published in the journal Neurology.

In that study, Swedish… How Diet And Obesity May Be Linked To Alzheimer’s   



High blood pressure linked to reduced Alzheimer’s risk, meds may be reason

A new study suggests that people with a genetic predisposition to high blood pressure have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

However, authors conclude the connection may have more to do with anti-hypertension medication than high blood pressure itself.

It’s likely that this protective effect is coming from antihypertensive drugs,” said co-author John Kauwe,… High blood pressure linked to reduced Alzheimer’s risk, meds may be reason   



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