Panel: Modifiable risk factors do not affect Alzheimer's

06/15/2010 | HealthDay News

A panel convened by the NIH analyzed 165 studies and said it found too little evidence to suggest that modifiable risk factors, such as diet or improved lifestyle, can protect against cognitive decline or Alzheimer's disease. However, an Alzheimer's expert said the report was "overly pessimistic" and included inaccurate conclusions.

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