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Do These Raise Alzheimer’s Disease Risk?

Jul 28, 2018
 

Which one of the following is NOT associated with increased Alzheimer's disease risk?

Correct

Answer: B. Statin Use

Explanation: Several studies have found that statin use is associated with decreased risk for Alzheimer's disease. Diabetes, lower social engagement, and both low and high levels of hemoglobin are among a number of other factors associated with increased risk, according to a recent systematic review published in Neurotoxicology.

Source:

Hersi M, et al. Neurotoxicology. 2017 Mar 29 [Epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2017.03.006.

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