Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Dementia expected to be main cause of death by 2040

By 2040 the number of dementia related deaths in the Netherlands will grow from 14 thousand to 40 thousand, according to a study published by public health institute RIVM. The increase in dementia related deaths can be attributed to the aging population. Dementia includes over 50 age related diseases, including Alzheimer's. There is currently no cure.

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