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Lifestyle risk factor assessment through WHO STEP

Mina Golestani,1 Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani,2 Mohammad Saadati,1 Mostafa Farahbakhsh,3 Koustuv Dalal4,5

1Road Traffic Injury Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran; 2Road Traffic Injury Research Center, Statistics and Epidemiology Department, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran; 3Clinical Psychiatry Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran; 4Department of Public Health Science, School of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden; 5School of Medicine and Health Care, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Correspondence: Koustuv Dalal
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Healthy Lifestyle Linked to Better Cognition for Older Adults, Regardless of Genetic Risk

The study authors sought to evaluate whether the link between lifestyle and cognition varies by APOE genotype among the elderly.

A study of adults 80 years and older indicates that a healthier lifestyle may help reduce the risk of cognitive impairment regardless of whether a person carries a particular form of the gene APOE, according to a study by PLOS Medicine.1

The study authors sought to evaluate whether the link between lifestyle and cognition varies by APOE genotype among the elderly. Previous research has linked both cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease, but it has been unclear whether

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The 6 lifestyle factors that can reduce your risk of dementia by half

People who have parents or siblings with dementia have a 72% greater risk of developing dementia themselves—but there are six lifestyle factors that can curb overall dementia risk by about half, according to a new study in Circulation.

Home- and community-based memory care models

Study details

For the study, researchers looked at health information on 302,239 men and women ages 50 to 73 who had completed a baseline physical examination as part of the U.K. Biobank Study between 2006 and 2010.


How Hebrew SeniorLife is managing the growing dementia population—and how you can too

The study participants, who were

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Adopting healthy lifestyle behaviors may reduce dementia risk in those with family history

Source:

Brellenthin A, et al. Presentation 74. Presented at: American Heart Association Epidemiology, Prevention, Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions; May 20-21, 2021 (virtual meeting).


Disclosures:
Brellenthin and Elkind report no relevant financial disclosures.

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