Landowski, L, Why people with dementia don't all behave the same, The Conversation, online, 9 October 2018 (2018) [Newspaper Article]
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 Type:||Newspaper Article|
|Keywords:||dementia, brain, neuroscience, Alzheimer's disease|
|Research Division:||Medical and Health Sciences|
|Research Field:||Central Nervous System|
|Objective Group:||Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)|
|Objective Field:||Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing|
|UTAS Author:||Landowski, L (Dr Lila Landowski)|
|Deposited By:||Office of the School of Medicine|
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