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SEP 04, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Better Hygiene In Wealthy Nations May Increase Alzheimer's Risk, Study Suggests

Sometimes a little dirt may be good for you, right? A new study suggests that those living in more industrialized countries with better hygiene may be more likely to develop Alzheimer's than those who don't. The reason? A lack of contact with bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms that can lead to problems with immune development and increased risk of dementia. Indeed the new research has uncovered a "very significant" link between a nation's wealth and hygiene and the Alzheimer's "burden" on its population. Scientists say that the research gives even more credence to the "hygiene ... Read More

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