FE 'limits dementia'

30th July 2010 at 01:00

Further education in early life can protect people from the symptoms of dementia in later years, research suggests. People who continue their studies at college or university suffer less severe symptoms, despite showing similar levels of damage to the brain, according to research conducted by Cambridge University. Prior research has suggested that each additional year of education creates an estimated 11 per cent reduction in the risk of developing symptoms of dementia.

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