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2010-11-12 08:06:59

Contrary to earlier studies, this long-term study suggests that cholesterol levels in mid-life may not be linked to later development of Alzheimer’s disease.

2010-11-10 18:28:20

Contrary to earlier research, a new, long-term study suggests that cholesterol level in mid-life may not be linked to later development of Alzheimer's disease.

2010-11-10 18:26:27

High cholesterol levels in middle age do not appear to increase women's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia later in life, new Johns Hopkins-led research finds, despite a body of scientific evidence long suggesting a link between the two.

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2005-05-24 07:50:21

High cholesterol is generally considered a risk factor for dementia, although studies examining that connection have yielded conflicting results.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.