Hard Physical Work Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia

A new study, led by scientists from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, finds that those men who once had a job involving tough physical work have a 1.5 times higher risk to develop dementia than those whose work was mostly sedentary.Hard Physical Work Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia

For the study, a team of researchers used data from the Copenhagen Male study which was conducted in 1970-1971. The participants, 4,721 male employees of 14 large public and private companies, had to fill out questionnaires regarding their work and lifestyle. They were followed up until 2016.

The authors note that one of the strengths of their study is that it lasted for a very long follow-up period. This is important because pathological changes associated with dementia can start decades before the condition becomes apparent.

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