Alzheimer’s and dementia leading cause of death in England and Wales

Alzheimer’s and dementia leading cause of death in England and Wales

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By: Amelia Hill |

Alzheimer’s and dementia leading cause of death in England and Wales

| Neuroscience | The Guardian

Increase in life expectancy and improved diagnosis key factors behind rise, says ONS

Almost one in eight people died of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in England and Wales in 2018, according to the latest mortality figures, making it the leading cause of death.

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