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Autoimmune disorders may raise risk of dementia
Mar 2, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

TEN million people in Britain with autoimmune disease may be at greater risk of developing dementia, the largest ever study of its kind has shown. The hospital records of 1.8 million people suffering from conditions such as coeliac disease, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis between 1998 and 2012 were looked at by researchers at Oxford University.

Compared with people treated at hospital for other causes, those with an autoimmune disorder were overall 20 per cent more l

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