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Midlife obesity linked to dementia later in life

August 21, 2014

Data recently published in the Postgraduate Medical Journal suggest an increased risk for dementia later in life among those with early to mid-life obesity.

Clare J. Wotton, BSc, and Michael J. Goldacre, FFPH, of the department of population health at the University of Oxford, evaluated 451,232 people with obesity to determine its effect on dementia risk. A control cohort of participants without obesity was also evaluated.

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Best of Major Depressive Disorder Summit 2014

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

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