Tag Archives: Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALY)

Global Burden of Disease (Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, 1990-2016) Study: 2018 Update (Lancet Neurology)

Summary An update to the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) Study of 2016 has been published. The number of people living with dementia globally appears to have more than doubled between 1990 to 2016. “In the … Continue reading

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Late-Onset Dementia in the UK: Estimates of Burden and the Potential Impact of Interventions (OHE / Alzheimers and Dementia)

Summary The Office of Health Economics (OHE) has performed research to estimate the current and likely future burden of late-onset dementia in the UK, taking into account – so far as is possible – the appearance of future “interventions” which … Continue reading

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UK Stroke and Dementia Research: Under-Funding Persists (BMJ Open / Guardian)

Summary The levels of research funding upon cancer, coronary heart disease (CHD), dementia and stroke were compared, in relation to burden of each of these diseases in terms of their prevalence, disability adjusted life years and economic burden. This analysis … Continue reading

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The European Health Report 2012 (WHO/Europe)

Summary This World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Europe, report covers the overall improvements to health in the WHO European Region, and analyses the health inequalities within and across countries. A road-map is provided to Europe’s health policy goal, … Continue reading

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Good Health Adds Life to Years (WHO)

Summary This World Health Organization (WHO) global brief examines the health data on ageing and recent research into understanding the needs of older people and identifying ways of meeting those needs. “Dementia is the greatest cause of years lost due … Continue reading

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Scale of Mental Health Disorders Across Europe 2010 (ECNP)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 3, October 2011]. Summary This study, from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), examines the extent of mental health disorders and other disorders of … Continue reading

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