Health care, lifestyle may be behind falling age-specific dementia rates

Age-specific dementia rates have dropped in the past three decades, according to an analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers looked at five studies on age-standardized dementia and found that the decline coincided with higher education and income levels as well as improvements in lifestyle and physical and mental health care.

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