Study finds later retirement may cut risk of Alzheimer's

07/16/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A later age of retirement is linked to a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease in a French study. People retiring at 65 were found to be 14.6% less likely to ever be diagnosed with the disease, compared with those retiring at 60, a result "in line with the use-it-or-lose-it hypothesis," said researcher Carole Dufouil.

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