Reuters: Diabetes, smoking linked to deposits in brain region tied to memory

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People who smoke or have diabetes may be more likely to have calcium deposits in brain regions crucial for memory, a Dutch study suggests. The deposits were not associated with lower cognitive function, however. Researchers examined cognitive test results and brain scans for 1,991 patients visiting a memory clinic at a Dutch hospital from 2009 to 2015. (June 12, 2018)

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