Stay healthy, prevent dementia

(CBS) -- Maintaining your overall health may help prevent dementia.

A new study in "Neurology" finds that sinus conditions, arthritis, stomach problems and eye and ear trouble could increase risk.

Canadian researchers say rather than just paying attention to known dementia risk factors such as diabetes and heart disease, keeping up with your general health can help.


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