Dementia toll climbs to 35 million worldwide
In this week’s video blog, I examine one of the latest headlines. While age is the biggest driver of Alzheimer’s, some of the same factors that trigger heart disease — obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes — seem to increase the risk of dementia, too. Those are problems also on the rise in many developing countries. Does that mean that perhaps this is another one of the diseases of civilization? If so, we may know how to prevent it…..
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