Source: BBC News
Date of publication: November 2016
Publication type: News story
In a nutshell: “There is growing evidence that the dementia crisis may not be as bad as first feared, say researchers.” Refers specifically to a journal article in JAMA Internal Medicine that showed that the proportion of people over 65 with dementia in the US fell from 11.6% in 2000 to 8.8% in 2012. The Lancet Neurology also published studies last year that suggested dementia rates also fell in the UK.
Length of publication: 1 webpage