It is also important to mention that of the 500,000 people in the UK Biobank, just under 3,000 developed dementia.
Nevertheless, this doesn’t take away from the reality that cases of dementia, an umbrella term of a number of degenerative neurological conditions, are on the rise.
The growing issue is that whilst cases are on the rise, there is as yet no cure.
If a person is diagnosed with dementia there are medications they can take to try and slow the development of symptoms, but it’s a constant losing battle.
Source: | This article first appeared on Express.co.uk