Study: Dementia cases double every 20 years

12/16/2005 | WebMD

As many as 4.6 million new cases of dementia are reported every year, or one every seven seconds, and every 20 years, the number of cases will double, according to a new study. Currently, more than 24 million people have dementia, with the most common form being Alzheimer's disease.

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