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Lung diseases in middle age increases risk of dementia

In adults of middle age with lung disease are at higher risk of developing dementia or cognitive impairment in the future, say researchers in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine American thoracic society (American Thoracic Society). Prevention of dementia is a public health priority, and previous studies have shown that poor health […]

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Study links social isolation to higher risk of death

A large American Cancer Society study links social isolation with a higher risk of death from all causes combined and heart disease for all races studied, and with increased cancer mortality in white men and women. The study, appearing in the American Journal of Epidemiology, says addressing social isolation holds promise if studies show interventions […]