People living alone are at more risk of dying of dementia

Therese Murray
By Therese Murray
Updated March 29 2022 - 2:31am, first published March 3 2022 - 11:30pm
FAMILY TIES: A study shows household and family ties significant in staving off dementia

In a global study, researchers in evolutionary medicine at the University of Adelaide have found that people living in larger households are at reduced risk of dying from dementia and could stave off the progression of the disease for longer.

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Therese Murray

Therese Murray

Features Editor, The Senior

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