Study Reveals Midlife NAFLD Severity and Late-Life AST Levels Impact Dementia Risk

29 Dec 2023 • Analyzing midlife & late-life data with mean ages of 57 & 75, respectively, a study found a proportional increase in dementia risk with midlife NAFLD severity.


  • Those with low, intermediate, & high midlife liver fibrosis had higher dementia risks.
  • Late-life NAFLD showed no significant association with dementia.
  • Low alanine aminotransferase was linked to elevated dementia risk, particularly when measured in late life.

Source: JGH| Read full story

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