Online Articles Often Offer Poor Advice on Preventing Alzheimer’s

Online Articles Often Offer Poor Advice on Preventing Alzheimer’s
Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have found that many online resources about how to prevent Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are not accurate and can mislead readers. In a survey of online resources, UBC researchers found that a series of websites offered poor advice and one in five was promoting products for sale, which is an obvious conflict of interest. “The quality of online information about preventing Alzheimer's disease ranges,” Julie Robillard, assistant professor of neurology at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health and the National Core for Neuroethics, at UBC, said in a
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