Dementia risk in UK going down

New research reveals that the number of people with dementia in the UK is substantially lower than expected because overall prevalence in the 65 and over age group has dropped.

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Alzheimer's Society reaction to new dementia research

The battle in the fight against dementia. New research from scientists at Cambridge and the University of East Anglia has found that cases of dementia in the over 65's has fallen, in the last twenty years.

At first glance it seems like good news - but whilst there maybe a smaller risk of the elderly developing the condition, the bad news is that with our ever ageing population we will still see a rise in the number of cases.

Click above to see a full interview with Chris Quince from the Alzheimer's Society

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