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. Their work is published in Neurology.More Research
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