The Telegraph (UK) (9/10, Bodkin) reports, “The number of years a” British “woman can expect to live in decent health has stalled for the first time due to the rising prevalence of dementia, according to a” report issued by Public Health England. Currently, “Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are now the leading cause of death among women, amounting for 15.8 per cent of deaths, and experts believe the impact of the disease in damaging life expectancy has doubled in the last seven years.” (SOURCE: APA Headlines)
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