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Language ‘predicts dementia risk’ – BBC NEWS | Health |

Posted in Uncategorized by T.Salami on July 9, 2009

People with superior language skills early in life may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease decades later, research suggests.

A team from Johns Hopkins University studied the brains of 38 Catholic nuns after death.

They found those with good language skills early in life were less likely to have memory problems – even if their brains showed signs of dementia damage.

via BBC NEWS | Health | Language ‘predicts dementia risk’.

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