“A study of nearly 100,000 people overturns the notion that being thin somehow raises a person’s odds for Alzheimer’s disease. Instead, the Danish research suggests, people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease can have less appetite and lose weight. So, it’s the illness that may be causing the thinness, not the other way around.”
LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform):
Cause vs. correlation often confuses Alzheimer’s research conclusions.
Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer’s, Study Finds