Early inflammation linked to midlife cognitive decline

Neuroscience News July 5, 2024, 10:00 PM UTC

Summary: A recent study from UCSF reveals a link between higher inflammation in young adulthood and reduced cognitive function in midlife. Following 2,364 adults over 18 years, researchers found that lifestyle factors like obesity and smoking contribute to inflammation, impacting memory and processing speed. Preventive measures such as physical activity and quitting smoking may help prevent cognitive decline.

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