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Incidence of Dementia May Be Decreasing Slightly – Relative to Previously Expected Rates (BBC News / Lancet Neurology)

Summary The prevalence of dementia in western Europe may be increasing less rapidly than previously predicted. The reason(s) why rates of dementia may be levelling-off, or even falling, is not certain; but improvements in general wellbeing and ongoing work towards … Continue reading

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Swedish Study Suggests the Prevalence of Dementia May Be Decreasing (Neurology)

Summary A study – based on two cross-sectional surveys of people aged 75 years or over in Stockholm – explored whether the prevalence, survival, and incidence of dementia changed from 1987-1994 to 2001-2008 (in Stockholm, Sweden). The age- and sex-standardized … Continue reading

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