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Non-communicable Diseases and Cognitive Impairment: Pathways and Shared Behavioral Risk Factors Among Older Chinese

Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Browning, Colette


Population aging has brought about a number of challenges to public health and primary health care systems due to increases in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). As a country with one of the largest populations globally, China is confronting a rising number of chronic NCDs including cardiometabolic related conditions. This mini-review investigates the link between NCDs and cognitive impairment through common risk factors. Identifying risk factors is important for the prevention...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Public Health
DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00296
Access Rights: Open Access


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