'Beer belly' linked to Alzheimer's disease

The results showed that as BMI increased, brain volume decreased - a finding that has been reported in other studies. But the findings also showed a closer connection between abdominal fat and the risk of dementia. The link between visceral fat around the central organs and smaller brain volume was independent of overall weight.

2010-05-20

 obesity weight dementia Alzheimer's organ visceral fat brain

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