Lifestyle choices can cut Alzheimer toll, says study

Our lifestyles may not seem important now when we think of our old age – that far far future that is inevitable. But somehow I think it might just be important to start thinking of the now to prepare myself for those days!

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Volunteers from the 'Kissing it Better' charity read poems and recite songs on October 29 2013, to residents of a retirement home in Stratford upon Avon who have been diagnosed with dementiaVolunteers from the 'Kissing it Better' charity read poems and recite songs on October 29 2013, to residents of a retirement home in Stratford upon Avon who have been diagnosed with dementia

Volunteers from the ‘Kissing it Better’ charity read poems and recite songs on October 29 2013, to residents of a retirement home in Stratford upon Avon who have been diagnosed with dementiaVolunteers from the ‘Kissing it Better’ charity read poems and recite songs on October 29 2013, to residents of a retirement home in Stratford upon Avon who have been diagnosed with dementia

Millions of cases of Alzheimer’s could be prevented by altering lifestyle habits which increase risk of the tragic memory-robbing disease, scientists said on Monday.

Alzheimer’s is an age-related brain condition that experts suspect is influenced by both genes and the environment.

The population boom and longer lifespans mean that more than 106 million people will be living with Alzheimer?s by 2050 compared with 30 million in 2010, according to predictions.

The study, led by Carol Brayne, a professor of public health at at the University of Cambridge…

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