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Heavy smoking doubles risk of Alzheimers or vascular dementia

Friday, January 21, 2011

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The first study to look at the long-term effects of heavy smoking on dementia risk found that heavy smoking – two packs or more a day — in midlife more than doubles the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or vascular dementia. “This study shows that the brain is not immune to the long-term consequences of […]

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