Alzheimer’s Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show

Alzheimer’s Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show

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“The number of new cases of dementia has been declining in recent decades in the United States, Germany and other developed countries, a trio of new studies shows.”

“In one U.S. study, researchers found that compared with the late 1970s, the rate of dementia diagnosis was 44 percent lower in recent years. The sharpest decline was seen among people in their 60s.”

“Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries.”

(READ the story from HealthDay.com)

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