Middle aged fatties prone to dementia
Author: John Luik
Article Published: 16/05/2005
In addition to reiterating the limitations of epidemiological studies John Luik exposes the questionable methodology of this study which preposterously links obesity in middle age with old age dementia. In addition he explains why this example of junk science caused such consternation both in the United States and abroad. The media's scientific illiteracy is only part of the problem.