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Dementia – the forgotten cardiovascular disease

Dementia – the forgotten cardiovascular disease

Publication date: Tuesday, 18 July 2017
Contributor(s): Clare Hawley

In general, deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) are falling, except for the forgotten CVD, dementia. The rate of dementia is rising year on year and it is now one of the top 5 causes of death in the UK.  Risk factors for dementia are similar to other CVDs and risk modification can reduce the risk of development of the condition.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1, Number 10, BJPCN Online 2017
Contributor(s): Clare Hawley

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