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Study links severe gum disease to raised dementia risk

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Using data from an extensive national health insurance screening program, investigators from Seoul National University in South Korea examined the relationship between chronic periodontitis and dementia.

In a paper that now features in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, the researchers describe how they found a modest link between severe gum disease and dementia, which is consistent with some previous studies.


Author: @DailyCupofYoga

Source: medicalnewstoday.com

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