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Why people with dementia donít all behave the same

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Landowski, L, Why people with dementia don't all behave the same, The Conversation, online, 9 October 2018 (2018) [Newspaper Article]


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Abstract

Dementia is the is the leading cause of death among Australian women and the third most common cause of death among men.

While dementia is not a normal part of ageing, the biggest risk factor for dementia is advancing age. Given ours is an ageing population, estimates suggest dementia cases are set to almost triple by 2050.

Many people associate dementia with memory loss, so it may come as a surprise that dementia is a killer. So, what does it do to the body to make this happen?

https://theconversation.com/why-people-with-dementia-dont-all-behave-the-same-100960

Item Details

Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:dementia, brain, neuroscience, Alzheimer's disease
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Neurosciences
Research Field:Central Nervous System
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
UTAS Author:Landowski, L (Dr Lila Landowski)
ID Code:128861
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Medicine
Deposited On:2018-10-18
Last Modified:2018-10-18
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