31 October

Can the onset of dementia be prevented?

At the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London, researchers discussed how nine health and lifestyle factors contribute to about 35 per cent of dementia.

This translates to potentially preventing 1 in 3 cases of dementia by tackling risk factors such as education and depression.

The report was recently published in The Lancet and can be found here: http://www.thelancet.com/commissions/dementia2017

Visit the recent CBC news page to read more about how to potentially reduce your risk of dementia.

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