the Lancet

One Third of Dementia May Be Preventable

One Third of Dementia May Be Preventable

At the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017, the Lancet International Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care reported that global dementia cases may be preventable through lifestyle factors that impact an individual's risk. These potential risk factors have been identified at multiple phases across a life-span, not just in old age.