AAIC 2017: One-third of dementia cases may be preventable, says new Lancet International Commission report

Written by Lauren Pulling, Editor

In a report presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC; London, UK, 16–20 July 2017), The Lancet International Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care has reported that more than one-third of global dementia cases may be preventable through addressing lifestyle factors that impact an individual’s risk. The Commission brings together 24 experts from across the globe to consolidate recent advances in our understanding of dementia risk factors, treatment and care, and offer advice on disease prevention and management. To produce the report, the Commission conducted a review and meta-analysis: these formed the basis upon which they then extended...

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