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What midlife lifestyle factors make someone more or less likely to develop dementia with Lewy bodies?

Last Edited by Angela Taylor

Exercise, socialization, cognitive training, education, dietary habits and environmental exposures interacting with genetic profiles are suggested to raise the risk of Alzheimer’s dementia. Less is known about environmental, genetic and epigenetic contributors to raising the risk of dementia with Lewy bodies. Large scale data sets would allow first-of-its-kind enhanced profiling in multi-path analyses key midlife factors (risk and protective) which contribute to this occurrence of this disease.

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