Growing evidence suggests a link between obesity and dementia, but risk may be heightened or lowered, depending on age. In this study, early to mid-life obesity was linked with increased risk of later dementia.
Try to stay current with the flood of published dementia studies these days and you may miss a few with human subjects. Here, a quick review of 2 non-animal analyses that might make you think differently in clinic tomorrow.
As clinicians, we can daily apply knowledge learned from a few patients with pure amnesia to patients we see often—those who have memory deficits, such as so-called Mild Cognitive Impairment and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's.