Obesity may coincide with a higher risk of dementia

05/2/2011 | Reuters · BBC

A Swedish study of twins in the journal Neurology found that those who were overweight or obese in middle age had an 80% increased risk of developing dementia in the next 30 years compared with their normal-weight counterparts. Researchers said the connection may be related to the effect on brain function from hormones and other signaling cells released by fat tissue.

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