Poor health can lead to dementia

Maintaining very good health including good sight, hearing and break-free bones may lower a person’s risk of developing dementia, according to Canadian researchers.

The study suggests that general health problems, which have not been previously linked to dementia, actually might contribute to its onset.

The findings could lead to the development of preventive or curative strategies for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, the research said.

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