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Experiencing discrimination throughout life linked to greater dementia risk

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Experiencing discrimination in any form can be distressing in the moment, but researchers from Wake Forest University suggest that people who continually face bias throughout their lives are more likely to develop dementia.

“We need a better understanding of how experiences of discrimination impact health and dementia risk as well as racial/ethnic disparities in dementia,” says Mike Bancks, Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of epidemiology and prevention at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and corresponding author of the study, in a university release.


Read more on the original article : https://studyfinds.org/discrimination-dementia-risk/



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