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Artificially-sweetened beverages associated with 2.9-fold greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease
Monday, September 11, 2017 10:33 am Email this article
People who consumed artificially-sweetened beverages were 2.9-times more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease over the next ten (10) years compare to people who drank no artificially-sweetened beverages according to a study which followed 2888 people aged 45 years and older.
Pase MP, Himali JJ, Beiser AS, Aparicio HJ, Satizabal CL, Vasan RS, Seshadri S, and Jacques PF. Sugar- and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and the Risks of Incident Stroke and Dementia: A Prospective Cohort Study. Stroke, 2017 May; 48(5): 1139-1146.
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Matthew P. Pase, PhD
Department of Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine &
Framingham Heart Study
72 E Concord St
Boston, MA 02118 USA
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