JHU Study Offers Additional Evidence that Cardiovascular Risk Factors Drive Alzheimer’s Development

JHU Study Offers Additional Evidence that Cardiovascular Risk Factors Drive Alzheimer’s Development
Cardiovascular risk factors in middle age contribute later in life to amyloid-beta plaque in the brain, according to a comprehensive study that followed adults for more than 20 years. The findings underscore the idea that lifestyle factors are crucial drivers of Alzheimer’s disease. Importantly, this signals that Alzheimer’s is not inevitable, since these risk factors are potentially

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2 comments

  1. Marjorie Richman says:

    I have to disagree with the conclusion that formal educational level is a factor in AD. AD appears to be the cause of demise with folks in all levels of educational opportunities. In obituaries
    AD is listed as a cause of death in the deceased among journeymen carpenters and Ph.D scholars of classical literature as well. That the cause of death may not be correct is a possibility; however, it would appear to laymen like myself that AD is overwhelmingly pervasive throughout our graying world and needs more attention that governments are willing to provide.

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