Thursday, May 16, 2019

WHO Issues Guidelines on Reducing Dementia Risk

CNN: There's no effective treatment for dementia, which affects 50 million people worldwide, but the World Health Organization (WHO) says there's much can be done to delay or slow the onset and progression of the disease.
In guidelines released Tuesday, WHO issued its first recommendations to reduce the risk of dementia globally. They include regular physical exercise, not using tobacco, drinking less alcohol, maintaining healthy blood pressure and eating a healthy diet -- particularly a Mediterranean one.


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