Gum disease linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease

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"Gum disease sufferers 70% more likely to get dementia," The Times reports. A Taiwanese study found that people with a 10-year or longer history of chronic periodontitis (CP) had a small but significant increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD). Gum disease is an umbrella term...
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