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News-Medical-Net
University of Basel scientists identify genes that play central role in development of Alzheimer's diseaseGenes are not only important for regular memory performance, but also for the d
University of Basel scientists identify genes that play central role in development of Alzheimer's disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 hours ago
Genes are not only important for regular memory performance, but also for the development of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at the University of Basel now identified a specific group of genes that plays a central role in both processes. This group... Read more
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Business Wire
Déjà 3 000 inscrits au congrès de l’Institut pour la Protection de la Santé naturelle (IPSN), Parc Floral de Paris les 3 et 4 octobre 2015BRUSSELS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--L’Institut pour la Protection de la Santé Naturelle
Déjà 3 000 inscrits au congrès de l’Institut pour la Protection de la Santé naturelle (IPSN), Parc Floral de Paris les 3 et 4 octobre 2015
Business Wire / Posted 9 hours ago
BRUSSELS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--L’Institut pour la Protection de la Santé Naturelle organise en partenariat avec Santé Nature Innovation (SNI Editions) le premier Congrès International de Santé Naturelle qui aura lieu les et 3 et 4 octobre prochain au... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Glen Campbell's Wife Shares Their Alzheimer's Journey Sept. 10Kim Campbell, wife of country singer Glen Campbell, will share their Alzheimer'
Glen Campbell's Wife Shares Their Alzheimer's Journey Sept. 10
The Chattanoogan / Posted 12 hours ago
Kim Campbell, wife of country singer Glen Campbell, will share their Alzheimer's journey, You're Not Alone, on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church. Cindy Sexton with WRCB Channel 3 News will be the master of ceremony. There is... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
On the HorizonMichigan Back Roads author at meeting this evening in Hadley HADLEY TWP. — The
On the Horizon
Lapeer Area View / Posted 12 hours ago
Michigan Back Roads author at meeting this evening in Hadley HADLEY TWP. — The Hadley Township Historical Society meet this evening at 7 p.m. at the Hadley Township Fire Dept. hall, 3756 S. Hadley Rd. The meeting is open to all. The meeting’s guest... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Golf: Bubble players chasing Presidents Cup pointsBill Haas is grinding harder than ever in the FedEx Cup playoffs, only the imme
Golf: Bubble players chasing Presidents Cup points
The Fremont Argus / Posted 16 hours ago
Bill Haas is grinding harder than ever in the FedEx Cup playoffs, only the immediate goal has nothing to do with a $10 million bonus. He wants a chance to play for no money at all. Haas is No. 11 in the Presidents Cup standings. The Deutsche Bank... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Exhibit unites abstract natural 'diamonds'The Yellow Brick Wall -- the art exhibition venue at Laurier Brantford -- has l
Exhibit unites abstract natural 'diamonds'
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 18 hours ago
The Yellow Brick Wall -- the art exhibition venue at Laurier Brantford -- has launched its latest installation, Quantum parallaX II. The exhibit features the acrylic works on plywood panels by prolific Ontario painter Edward Schleimer. It runs until... Read more
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The Tomahawk
Local NewsJoining 'Purple Out Day' shows supports for those suffering from Alzheimer'sFro
Local News
The Tomahawk / Posted yesterday
Joining 'Purple Out Day' shows supports for those suffering from Alzheimer'sFrom Memphis to Mountain City, Tennessee Court Clerks statewide invite the community to participate in the first �Purple Out Day� to support Alzheimer�s in Tennessee.... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Seeing EyeSUPPORT GROUP MEETS: The Hillside Stroke Support Group will meet 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Seeing Eye
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
SUPPORT GROUP MEETS: The Hillside Stroke Support Group will meet 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday in the board room at St. Joseph Health Center. All stroke survivors and family members are welcome. Speaker is pharmacist Carl Fossaceca, who will discuss "All... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Memory walks to help raise cash to tackle dementiaSCOTTISH actress Barbara Rafferty has encouraged Scots to get involved in a new
Memory walks to help raise cash to tackle dementia
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
SCOTTISH actress Barbara Rafferty has encouraged Scots to get involved in a new series of Memory Walks. The Alzheimer Scotland Memory Walks will take place across Scotland during September to help raise urgent funds for dementia care. They will... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Ann P. ScaliShe was born Nov. 26, 1923, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Angelo and
Ann P. Scali
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
She was born Nov. 26, 1923, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Angelo and Antonetta M. Tabacchino.. Ann lived in the Youngstown area all her life, working at Clines in her early years, where she met her future husband. She also was employed for... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, JANE F. PATTON, Youngstown, OhioPOLAND - There will be no services or calling hours, according to the wishes of
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, JANE F. PATTON, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
POLAND - There will be no services or calling hours, according to the wishes of Jane F. Patton, 82, who died Saturday evening at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. Jane was born Nov. 22, 1932, in Cumberland, Md., a daughter of John and Anne... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, ANN P. SCALI, Youngstown, OhioYOUNGSTOWN - Ann P. Scali, 91, died on Aug. 30, at Shepherd of the Valley in Ho
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, ANN P. SCALI, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN - Ann P. Scali, 91, died on Aug. 30, at Shepherd of the Valley in Howland. She was born on Nov. 26, 1923, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Angelo and Antonetta M. Tabacchino. Ann lived in the Youngstown area all her life, working... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Dementia cases expected to nearly triple by 2050A new report estimates that dementia cases are likely to double every 20 years.
Dementia cases expected to nearly triple by 2050
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 2 days ago
A new report estimates that dementia cases are likely to double every 20 years. Chase Holleman, 23, says those statistics encourage him to continue to fight for a cure. Holleman’s mother was just 54 years old when she was diagnosed with early-onset... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Running for good causesNine large cardboard cheques representing the bodies, sweat and cheers of 1,500
Running for good causes
Barrie Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Nine large cardboard cheques representing the bodies, sweat and cheers of 1,500 runners were gratefully accepted by local charities on Monday in Barrie. Fundraising efforts that were directed toward each runner's favourite charity meant nine local... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Legislative task force to hold hearing on Alzheimer�sSen. Al Davis of Hyannis and the Legislature's Aging Nebraskans Task Force, alo
Legislative task force to hold hearing on Alzheimer�s
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Sen. Al Davis of Hyannis and the Legislature's Aging Nebraskans Task Force, along with the Alzheimer's Association, invite the public to a town hall meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the Alliance Public Library. The library is at 1750... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Rhinelander VFW looking for bingo playersDoors open at 4:30 p.m. and cards go on sale at 5:30. Early bird bingo starts a
Rhinelander VFW looking for bingo players
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and cards go on sale at 5:30. Early bird bingo starts at 6:15, with regular bingo starting at about 7 p.m. Prize money ranges from $30 per game up to $500 for the jackpot game, depending on the amount of players. "Bringing in... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Concert to benefit Alzheimer SocietyPersonal connections and memories are drawing London musician Alejandro Quintan
Concert to benefit Alzheimer Society
Sarnia Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Personal connections and memories are drawing London musician Alejandro Quintanilla and his band to Sarnia for a Sept. 25 show at the Sarnia Library auditorium. Soles Haven, a London-based group that formed last year, is set to perform jazz... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Program designed for caregiversThere is still room for caregivers who want to be part of an educational progra
Program designed for caregivers
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
There is still room for caregivers who want to be part of an educational program designed to help them cope with stress. Registered nurse Janet Lovegrove will lead participants through the 16-week program that includes a three-hour class a... Read more
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heraldscotland
"You think she is coming back, then the mist comes down again," Scottish actress describes her mother's dementia for fundraising driveMs Rafferty said: “I’m delighted to be given the chance take part in such a pos
"You think she is coming back, then the mist comes down again," Scottish actress describes her mother's dementia for fundraising drive
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Ms Rafferty said: “I’m delighted to be given the chance take part in such a positive and uplifting event to help support dementia awareness. "It was a shock to everyone when Mum was diagnosed with dementia. It’s been a challenging journey and I hope... Read more
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Ensenada.net
Ensenada.Net :: ClasificadosNúmero de anuncio: 337,226 �No puedes tomar caf� pero te encanta? �Tus enfermed
Ensenada.Net :: Clasificados
Ensenada.net / Posted 3 days ago
Número de anuncio: 337,226 �No puedes tomar caf� pero te encanta? �Tus enfermedades te lo proh�ben?o �Lo tomas por que es lo �nico que te mantiene despierto por las ma�anas a pesar del tremendo mal que hace a tu cuerpo? PUES DALE EL GRAN CAMBIO A TU... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Maplewood eyes Manhattan expansionWhat started as a request by a developer’s mother to fix a crumbling senior liv
Maplewood eyes Manhattan expansion
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
What started as a request by a developer’s mother to fix a crumbling senior living facility in Danbury has mushroomed into a brand of luxury properties throughout the region and beyond. Greg Smith, a Newtown native, took his mother up on the request... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Maplewood eyes Manhattan expansionWhat started as a request by a developer’s mother to fix a crumbling senior liv
Maplewood eyes Manhattan expansion
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
What started as a request by a developer’s mother to fix a crumbling senior living facility in Danbury has mushroomed into a brand of luxury properties throughout the region and beyond. Greg Smith, a Newtown native, took his mother up on the request... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Alzheimer's Association's Theresa Dewey on Alzheimer's role in pop cultureCHICAGO — Theresa Dewey, of the Alzheimer Association’s Greater Illinois Chapte
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Alzheimer's Association's Theresa Dewey on Alzheimer's role in pop culture
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO — Theresa Dewey, of the Alzheimer Association’s Greater Illinois Chapter, joins WGN to discuss the role of Alzheimer’s disease in pop culture, and how its presence in popular films such as “Still Alice” helps shape public perception and... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Higher Alzheimer's numbers a challengeThe expected doubling of the number of people living with dementia over the nex
Higher Alzheimer's numbers a challenge
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
The expected doubling of the number of people living with dementia over the next 20 years should be a clarion call to government, says the CEO of the Alzheimer Society of Brant. The projections, released this week in the World Alzheimer Report 2015... Read more
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The News-Herald
Paul Greenberg: Trump is the know-nothing candidateDonald Trump�s strange � and alarming � campaign for president is not without p
Paul Greenberg: Trump is the know-nothing candidate
The News-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Donald Trump�s strange � and alarming � campaign for president is not without precedent, but not since Pat Buchanan in 1990 has there been a political figure who managed to combine and exploit so many hateful aspects of our politics. That was the... Read more
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Psych Central
Brain Fat May Trigger Alzheimer’sA breakthrough discovery improves the odds that medications can be developed to
Brain Fat May Trigger Alzheimer’s
Psych Central / Posted 6 days ago
A breakthrough discovery improves the odds that medications can be developed to cure or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers affiliated with the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) discovered people with... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Marie Curie Walk To RememberWhat's On In Aberdeen Marie Curie is encouraging people in Aberdeen and Aberd
Marie Curie Walk To Remember
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 6 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Marie Curie is encouraging people in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to get together with friends and family and walk 10k around Hazlehead Park on Saturday 29th August to raise money for people living... Read more
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Medical News Today
Fat deposits in brain may hasten Alzheimer's diseaseA breakthrough in Alzheimer's research reveals that an abnormal build-up of fat
Fat deposits in brain may hasten Alzheimer's disease
Medical News Today / Posted 6 days ago
A breakthrough in Alzheimer's research reveals that an abnormal build-up of fat droplets in the brain may cause or speed up the disease. The finding promises to open new avenues in the search for a cure or new treatments. The study could prove to be... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers find fatty acid deposits in brains of Alzheimer's patientsPeople with Alzheimer's disease have fat deposits in the brain. For the first t
Researchers find fatty acid deposits in brains of Alzheimer's patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
People with Alzheimer's disease have fat deposits in the brain. For the first time since the disease was described 109 years ago, researchers affiliated with the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have discovered accumulations... Read more
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Marie Claire
Berries Are Big Business And It Looks Like We Can’t Get Enough Of ThemIf you chucked a handful of berries onto your porridge or into a smoothie this
Berries Are Big Business And It Looks Like We Can’t Get Enough Of Them
Marie Claire / Posted 6 days ago
If you chucked a handful of berries onto your porridge or into a smoothie this morning you�re not alone. The trade body British Summer Fruits have reported that sales of British strawberries, blackberries and blueberries will pass �1bn this year... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Holding themselves under a microscopeIt is one thing for an organization to promise a hopeful future, and another fo
Holding themselves under a microscope
Chatham Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
It is one thing for an organization to promise a hopeful future, and another for them to follow through with those promises. The Erie St. Clair Community Care Access Centre knows that. In early September, the CCAC is holding Strategic Planning... Read more
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The Mendota Reporter
Mendota Reporter Helen J. EllisMENDOTA - Helen Janet Ellis, 92, of Mendota died Aug. 26, 2015 at Heritage Heal
Mendota Reporter Helen J. Ellis
The Mendota Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
MENDOTA - Helen Janet Ellis, 92, of Mendota died Aug. 26, 2015 at Heritage Health, Mendota as a result of Alzheimer�s disease. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Schwarz Funeral Home, Mendota with Rev. Hogun Kim... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Sunday FunDay for all the familyWhat's On In Aberdeen Being a veterinary practice means helping animals is in
Sunday FunDay for all the family
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 7 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Being a veterinary practice means helping animals is in our nature; however our dedication to all creatures doesn’t end once our practice doors close. This summer Ardene House is raising funds... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
A fundraiser with a touch of whimsyFifty whimsical, original canvases will be for sale from Sept. 1 to 12 in suppo
A fundraiser with a touch of whimsy
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 7 days ago
Fifty whimsical, original canvases will be for sale from Sept. 1 to 12 in support of the Brant SPCA. The Blue Dog is hosting Critters for a Cause, organized by local artists Kim DiFrancesco and Aliki Mikulich of Paint Club. The Critters have been... Read more
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Daily Mail
Are fish oil pills to keep your brain young just CODSWALLOP? New study finds that the supplements have no effect on decline New study foun
Are fish oil pills to keep your brain young just CODSWALLOP?
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
New study finds that the supplements have no effect on decline New study found no evidence taking omega-3 supplements helped brain Research group declined at same rate whether they took... Read more
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Silver City Sun-News
FBMC kitchen repairs cost $151,000SANTA CLARA >> The New Mexico Department of Health spent $151,000 in repairs to
FBMC kitchen repairs cost $151,000
Silver City Sun-News / Posted 7 days ago
SANTA CLARA >> The New Mexico Department of Health spent $151,000 in repairs to the kitchen facilities of the Fort Bayard Medical Center during the summer, according to state officials. The 130,000-square-foot medical center building was constructed... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Bon Accord Lions Club - Quiz Night!What's On In Aberdeen Bon Accord lions Club are organising a Quiz Night in su
Bon Accord Lions Club - Quiz Night!
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 8 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Bon Accord lions Club are organising a Quiz Night in support of CLAN. It will be the usual format with Raffles and a Whisky Roll as well as the 6 rounds of questions. Grab a team and join... Read more
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herald ie/
Eleven people a day will develop dementia next year, say expertsPrevention The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) said that the average annual
Eleven people a day will develop dementia next year, say experts
herald ie/ / Posted 8 days ago
Prevention The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) said that the average annual cost per person with dementia is estimated at €40,500. By 2041 there will be 132,000 sufferers, according... Read more
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footballconference
The National League Official Website....Derbyshire in September thanks to a partnership between Alzheimer�s Society
The National League Official Website
footballconference / Posted 8 days ago
....Derbyshire in September thanks to a partnership between Alzheimer�s Society and Vanarama National League North club Alfreton Town. The Sporting Reminiscence group will see attendees discussing past football and other sporting experiences with... Read more
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iafrica.com
Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050©Monkey Business Images/shutterstock.com The number of people with dementia wo
Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050
iafrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
©Monkey Business Images/shutterstock.com The number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47 million today to 132 million in 2050, a report said Tuesday. Dementia is an umbrella term for degenerative diseases of the brain... Read more
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Irish Examiner
New dementia sufferer every three seconds as treatment costs to hit €1tn | Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Every three seconds someone in
New dementia sufferer every three seconds as treatment costs to hit €1tn
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Every three seconds someone in the world develops... Read more
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Australian Policy Online
World Alzheimer report 2015: the global impact of dementiaToday, over 46 million people live with dementia worldwide, more than the popul
World Alzheimer report 2015: the global impact of dementia
Australian Policy Online / Posted 8 days ago
Today, over 46 million people live with dementia worldwide, more than the population of Spain. This number is estimated to increase to 131.5 million by 2050. Dementia also has a huge economic impact. Today, the total estimated worldwide cost of... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
47 million people with dementia in 2015, targeted to triple by 2050Researchers have reported nearly 41 million people globally have dementia. The
47 million people with dementia in 2015, targeted to triple by 2050
Bel Marra Health / Posted 8 days ago
Researchers have reported nearly 41 million people globally have dementia. The number has grown from 35 million in 2009. Researchers estimate that every two decades the number of cases will double. By 2050 cases of dementia are targeted to reach 135... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050 — ReportPARIS: The number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47
Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050 — Report
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
PARIS: The number of people with dementia worldwide will nearly triple from 47 million today to 132 million in 2050, a report said yesterday. Dementia is an umbrella term for degenerative diseases of the brain characterised by a gradual decline in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dementia is set to become a trillion-dollar diseaseTreating dementia across the world will cost a trillion US dollars a year by 20
Dementia is set to become a trillion-dollar disease
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Treating dementia across the world will cost a trillion US dollars a year by 2018, experts warn Treating dementia across the globe will cost £500billion this year Treatment bill set to reach a trillion US dollars (£634million) by 2018 Would make... Read more
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MedCity News
dementia is increasing in global populationThe aging population is clearly growing, and with that comes diseases and condi
dementia is increasing in global population
MedCity News / Posted 9 days ago
The aging population is clearly growing, and with that comes diseases and conditions known to be prevalent within that demographic. This includes dementia. The World Alzheimer Report 2015: ‘The Global Impact of Dementia: An analysis of prevalence,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050Dementia is an umbrella term for degenerative diseases of the brain characteris
Dementia cases to nearly triple by 2050
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
Dementia is an umbrella term for degenerative diseases of the brain characterised by a gradual decline in the ability to think and remember. Accounting for well over half of cases, Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia. As the world gets... Read more
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News.com.au
Action needed on dementia epidemicbreaking news : report The number of people with dementia worldwide has reach
Action needed on dementia epidemic
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
breaking news : report The number of people with dementia worldwide has reached 47m, prompting calls for more research.Source: AAP THE number of people with dementia worldwide has reached 47 million, prompting... Read more
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Perth Now
Action needed on dementia epidemicTHE number of people with dementia worldwide has reached 47 million, prompting
Action needed on dementia epidemic
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
THE number of people with dementia worldwide has reached 47 million, prompting calls for much more investment in care and research. AS the global population ages, the number will almost triple - reaching an estimated 131 million by 2050. The World... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Action needed on dementia epidemicTHE number of people with dementia worldwide has reached 47 million, prompting
Action needed on dementia epidemic
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
THE number of people with dementia worldwide has reached 47 million, prompting calls for much more investment in care and research. AS the global population ages, the number will almost triple - reaching an estimated 131 million by 2050. The World... Read more
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