• Higher educational attainment linked to lower risk for Alzheimer's disease

    10 monthes ago - By Healio

    Higher educational attainment is associated with a lower risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to a Mendelian randomization study published in BMJ.
    “The causes of Alzheimer's disease are largely unknown, and treatment trials have been disappointing. This has led to increasing interest in the potential for reducing Alzheimer's by targeting modifiable risk factors,” Susanna C. Larsson, PhD, associate professor in the unit of nutritional epidemiology at Institute of Environmental Medicine of Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and colleagues wrote. “Conventional
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