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Link between frailty, Alzheimer's dementia examined

A study in The Lancet Neurology showed that frailty and Alzheimer's disease pathology had independent correlations with Alzheimer's dementia in older adults. Researchers also found that the significant association between frailty and Alzheimer's pathology persisted even after omitting daily activities from frailty index variables and controlling for the effects of frailty and Alzheimer's pathology-related risk factors.

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