Further Confirmation of the Benefits of Education for Cognitive Reserve? (NHS Choices / BMJ)


A detailed investigation into modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer’s Disease provides further confirmation that levels of educational attainment are associated with a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease.

The following NHS Choices Behind the Headlines critical appraisal provides a master class examination into the strengths and limitations of this type of epidemiological research.

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Education may help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. London: NHS Choices; Behind the Headlines, December 11th 2017.

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Larsson, SC. Traylor, M. [and] Malik, R.; CoSTREAM Consortium, on behalf of the International Genomics of Alzheimer’s Project. (2017). Modifiable pathways in Alzheimer’s disease: Mendelian randomisation analysis. BMJ. December 6th 2017; 359: j5375.


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