September 29, 2011

For many people, particularly those who have watched a loved one suffer with it, Alzheimer’s is a frightening disease. However, recent studies have revealed that more than 50% of Alzheimer’s cases could be prevented through lifestyle changes. According to researchers, reducing major Alzheimer’s risk factors like smoking, lack of exercise, and obesity can have a huge impact on preventing Alzheimer’s and dementia. This article from Medical News Today provides more details on this exciting study.

To read an abstract of the study printed in The Lancet Neurology or to purchase the entire study, click here.