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Research Roundup: Can Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines Prevent Alzheimer’s and More

July 31, 2020

Via: BioSpace

Every week there are numerous scientific studies published. Here’s a look at some of the more interesting ones.

Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines Decrease Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s

Two separate studies were presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2020: a single flu vaccination was linked with a 17% decrease in incidence of Alzheimer’s and additional flu vaccines added another 13% reduction in Alzheimer’s incidence; and pneumonia vaccine between the ages of 65 and 75 decreased Alzheimer’s risk up to 40% depending on individual genes.

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