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These adult vaccines could reduce seniors’ risk of Alzheimer’s, study finds: ‘Heightened immune response’

August 21, 2023

Via: Fox News

Getting vaccinated against shingles, pneumonia and other illnesses could potentially reduce adults’ risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Researchers found that people who received shingles and pneumonia vaccines — along with tetanus and diphtheria — had as much as a 30% reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s, the most common type of dementia.

The study was recently published online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

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