Study: Link between Agent Orange exposure and dementia diagnosis

Is Agent Orange exposure associated with an increased risk of dementia diagnosis in US veterans of the Vietnam era? In this study of more than 300,000 veterans, those with Agent Orange exposure in their medical records were nearly twice as likely as those without exposure to receive a dementia diagnosis, even after adjusting for medical and psychiatric comorbidities and other variables.

Read the full article in JAMA Neurology.