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Obesity Associated with Earlier Alzheimer’s Disease Onset

Gaining weight in midlife is unhealthy for a number of reasons, including increasing the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease.  A new study concludes that obesity in middle age may also cause people to develop Alzheimer’s disease symptoms at a younger age.   Alzheimer’s disease affects an estimated 35 million elderly people around the world, and that number is expected to jump to nearly double in 20 years. The neurodegenerative disorder causes severe memory...

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