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Illiteracy and Dementia

18-Nov-19 14:00

Illiteracy and Dementia

A new study has found that people who cannot read or write are three times more likely to develop dementia than those who can. We take a closer look at the importance of maintaining cognitive function in preventing dementia.

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann, Juliet Jacobs


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Categories:  Health PolicyDiseases and ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessSciencePersonal DevelopmentMedical Innovation and TechnologySocial Issues

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestilliteracydementiaColumbia Universitycognitive functionreadingwriting


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