- Researchers investigated the link between hospital-treated infections and neurodegenerative disease.
- They found that hospital-treated infections, particularly during early and mid-life, increased the subsequent risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease later in life.
- They noted that their study did not examine a causal relationship and that further research is thus required.
By Annie Lennon on September 15, 2022 — Fact checked by Patricia Weiser, PharmD
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