Singles Are 42 Percent More Likely to Suffer From Dementia

The study, conducted by researchers at University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom, shows that among widowers, this risk is 20 percent higher, while divorcees face the same risk of dementia as married people.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new study released by BBC News argues that single individuals are 42 percent more likely to develop degenerative neurological disease throughout their lives than their married peers.

The study, conducted by researchers at University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom, shows that among widowers, this risk is 20 percent higher, while divorcees face the same risk of dementia as married people.

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