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marriage linked to lower dementia risk

Your relationship status might be associated with your dementia risk, and a new research review paper reveals how.

Dementia, a loss of brain function, usually occurs in older age. The most common type is Alzheimer's disease.
People who have been single all of their lives could have a 42% higher risk of developing dementia than those who are married, suggests the paper, published Tuesday in the Journal of

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