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Drinking coffee may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease

A long-term study explores the effects of drinking coffee on Alzheimer’s disease risk. Photo: Pexels

(Medical News Today) –– More than 55 million people worldwide are living with dementia. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which experts believe accounts for 50–75% of dementia cases. In an aging population, AD cases are expected to increase.

AD is a complicated disease and not a normal part of aging. It causes complex brain changes that can lead to memory loss and cognitive decline.

A new study in Australia has uncovered evidence to suggest that there is a link between the amount of coffee people drink and their rate of cognitive decline. The study recently appeared in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. (…)