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Could gum disease and poor dental health be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease?

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Could gum disease and poor dental health be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease?

By Ellie Zolfagharifard and Jenny Hope Bad teeth and gum disease could be linked to Alzheimer’s, say scientists. The bacteria caused by poor oral hygiene can kill off nerve cells once they reach the ain, causing the confusion and memory loss associated with dementia. Researchers who examined the ains of ten dead Alzheimer’s patients found […]

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