NEAR’s director Laura Fratiglioni is interviewed on Swedish science radio on newly found risk factors for dementia development that have been pointed out by the members of a commission for the Scientific journal The Lancet. The three factors: alcohol consumption, traumatic brain injury, and air pollution add to an earlier list of nine factors. The twelve risk factors are responsible for around 40% of all dementia occurence.
The newly determined factors can be relieved by change in living habits or stricter legislation.
Read the article in The Lancet
Listen to the interview (in Swedish)
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