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One in three Alzheimer's cases 'preventable'

A third of Alzheimer's cases are potentially preventable if people improve their lifestyles, a the Cambridge Institute of Public Health study has shown.

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'Tackling physical inactivity' could battle Alzheimer's

Professor Carol Brayne, from Cambridge University's Institute of Public Health, said Alzheimer's could be tackled simply by becoming more active:

Simply tackling physical inactivity, for example, will reduce levels of obesity, hypertension and diabetes, and prevent some people from developing dementia as well as allowing a healthier old age in general - it's a win-win situation.

– Professor Carol Brayne.

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