Higher-level Occupations May Increase Survival in Patients with a Common Form of Early-onset Dementia, Finds New Penn Medicine Research
A high level of mental activity earlier in life may buffer against disease.
Doctors, lawyers and other "high level" professionals may have a built-in survival edge if they're diagnosed with the disease frontotemporal dementia (FTD), according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Penn's 4th Annual 5K FOR THE IOA & The Memory Mile Walk
Sunday, September 20th, 2015 | 8:00am @ Penn Park
Shoemaker Green Entrance | On 33rd between Walnut and South Streets
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