“Smoking Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Dementia”

19 Mar

A meta-analysis published in PLOS. Here is the conclusion:

“Smokers show an increased risk of dementia, and smoking cessation decreases the risk to that of never smokers. The increased risk of AD from smoking is more pronounced in apolipoprotein E ε4 noncarriers. Survival bias and competing risk reduce the risk of dementia from smoking at extreme age.”

 

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