Lead author of the study, Archana Singh-Manoux, said: “Memory problems are key in the diagnosis of dementia.

“We found that a low level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) may be a risk factor for memory loss in late midlife. This suggests that low HDL cholesterol might also be a risk factor for dementia.”

High-density lipoprotein works to reduce cholesterol levels by absorbing it and carrying it back to the liver, where it is then removed.

Whereas, low-density lipoprotein (“bad” cholesterol) is what builds up on the walls of your blood vessels.

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Post source: Daily Express

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