Thursday, April 12, 2012

Dementia on the increase in aging populations

Societies should begin planning how to improve quality of life for citizens who develop dementia and mental impairment as they age, as increasing life expectancies mean more and more people will reach the end of life with cognitive problems, UK researchers warn in a report. It's unlikely that medical science will find a way to completely prevent dementia and cognitive impairment among the very old, Dr. Carol Brayne of Cambridge University and colleagues note in the October issue of PLoS Medicine. "Researchers may be doing those who are aging now and themselves a disservice in the future if they assume, and project to the public, that dementia and cognitive impairment can be prevented altogether during increasingly long lives," Brayne and her team write. Read more...

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