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Strong Heart, Better Education Shown to Lower Dementia Risk

As the elderly population continues to grow globally, the number of people who will suffer from dementia also will increase. The question is, by how much? The World Health Organization estimates that close to 50 million people have been diagnosed with dementia, with more than half living in low- and middle-income countries. Although dementia mainly affects older people, it is not a normal part of aging. As researchers find out more about the causes of dementia, they are also finding...

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