News: Rapid Weight Loss in Elderly May Predict Dementia

From the BBC

In a study involving 1,836 older Japanese-Americans, researchers found that those who lost weight more quickly over the course of the eight-year study were nearly three times more likely to develop dementia. In addition, those with a lower body mass index at the study’s onset were 79 percent more likely to develop dementia than those who were heavier.

Read the rest of the study here

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