At Risk for Dementia? A Healthy Lifestyle Can Disrupt Those Genetics

Diet, exercise, alcohol, and tobacco use contribute as much — or more — to a person’s likelihood of developing dementia as genetics do

Dana G Smith
Elemental

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NNew research reveals that a healthy lifestyle can substantially reduce a person’s likelihood of developing dementia, even if…

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Dana G Smith
Elemental

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental