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Dementia Deaths Have Doubled in Two Decades

Alzheimer’s disease — the most common form of dementia for which there is no effective conventional treatment or cure — currently affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans,1 up from 5.4 million in 2016. By 2050, that figure is projected to hit 14 million.2 Research3 published in 2014 revealed Alzheimer’s had risen to the point of… Read More »

Bowel cancer deaths to rise: study

Death rates from a form of bowel cancer are predicted to increase by almost 60 per cent in Australia by 2035, a study shows. The global study, published in the International Journal of Cancer on Wednesday predicts death rates from rectal cancer will increase in Australia by almost 59.2 per cent in 16 years. Meanwhile,… Read More »