11/8/2016 – How to defeat dementia

Nov 09, 2016 Comments Off by

Dementia is the fifth-biggest cause of death in high-income countries, but it is the most expensive disease to manage because patients require constant, costly care for years. And yet, research funding for dementia pales in comparison with that for many other diseases.

Experts say that the coming wave can be calmed with the help of just three things: more money for research, better diagnostics and drugs, and a victory — however small — that would boost morale.

Read the full article at Nature.

Longevity News 2016, mind

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