Bloomberg (1/6) reports, “Dementia will ravage the minds of 153 million people globally in 2050, about three times more than in 2019,” investigators concluded. This “tripling of cases of cognitive illnesses that include memory-robbing Alzheimer’s disease is tied to national trends in risk factors including obesity, diabetes, low education and smoking, according to the Global Burden of Disease study,” an analysis that examined data from “195 of the world’s countries and territories.” The findings were published online in The Lancet Public Health. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)