Alcohol and coffee linked to reduced risk of Alzheimer`s

Statins, anti-inflammatory drugs, alcoholic drinks and coffee have all been linked to a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s, scientists have said.

But diabetes, depression and high blood pressure can increase it in certain groups, according to a major review of more than 300 studies, which was published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.

Researchers found several other risk factors and a number of protective factors, which highlight the fact that changes to diet, medication and lifestyle could reduce the risk.

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