Lithium in Tap Water May Protect People from Dementia
A new study from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, suggests that levels of naturally occurring lithium in drinking tap water connected to the lower chances of developing dementia.
A team of scientists used 151 water samples from across Denmark and developed a comprehensive map of lithium levels in drinking water for all 275 municipalities in the country with the help of the received data.
Compared to those who only got 2-5 micrograms of lithium per liter in the drinking water, people that consumed at least 10 micrograms had a 17% decrease in their incidence of dementia.
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