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29 November 2013

Addressing dementia as a lifelong and preventable condition

Dementia is a major public health problem that poses an increasing burden on the health and wealth of societies worldwide. Rebalancing efforts from the development of treatments to increased emphasis on prevention may be an alternative means to reducing the impact of dementia on society.

Dementia is a major public health problem that poses an increasing burden on the health and wealth of societies worldwide. Rebalancing efforts from the development of treatments to increased emphasis on prevention may be an alternative means to reducing the impact of dementia on society.

Cambridge Cognition scientists in cooperation with Dr Vladimir Hachinski have published a ground-breaking new paper which emphasises the evidence that dementia can be prevented and is not an inevitable, untreatable condition, and that we need to start thinking about it and monitoring cognitive function earlier in life.

Read the full paper