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WHO issues first advice on dementia: exercise and don’t smoke

05 May, 2019 12:01 am 12:01 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization published its first guidelines on the prevention and management of dementia on Tuesday, putting physical activity at the top of its list of recommendations for preventing cognitive decline. Stopping smoking, a healthy diet and avoiding harmful use of alcohol were also among the recommendations of the WHO’s report, … Read More



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Dementia risk doubles right after a stroke

09 September, 2018 11:03 am 11:03 am

(Reuters Health) – People who have recently experienced a stroke may be more than twice as likely to develop dementia than individuals who haven’t had a stroke, a new study suggests. While stroke has long been linked to a heightened risk of dementia, particularly in older adults, the exact magnitude of the increased risk hasn’t … Read More



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