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Rise in Alzheimer's and dementia deaths

Alzheimer's and dementia now account for more than one in every 10 deaths in Scotland, double the rate of a decade ago.  Data from the National Records of Scotland (NRS) showed a 15.8% increase in deaths from Alzheimer's in the final three months of 2017 compared with 2016.  The number of deaths from dementia also rose by 12.3% over the same period.  Read more...


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