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Dementia Is The Leading Cause of Death In Women

Dementia Is The Leading Cause of Death In Women

New data reveals dementia is now the leading cause of death in Australian women. “In 2016, dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease) became the leading cause of death among Australian women,” said ABS health statistics director James Eynstone-Hinkins. Heart disease was the highest on the list among all Australians but better treatment means people are living longer with the disease and fewer are dying from it. On the flip side, “death rates for diseases, like dementia were increasing” said the Australian Bureau of Statistics. There’s currently no known treatment for dementia, however there are a number of preventative measures that might be

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