Modeling the dementia epidemic.

@article{Treves2012ModelingTD,
  title={Modeling the dementia epidemic.},
  author={Therese A. Treves and Amos D. Korczyn},
  journal={CNS neuroscience & therapeutics},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={175-81}
}
The incidence of dementia increases steeply with age in older people, although from the tenth decade the slope may be smoother, perhaps reflecting different pathological processes in the oldest old. The prevalence depends upon interaction of age with other factors (e.g., comorbidities, genetic or environmental factors) that in turn are subject to change. If onset of dementia could be postponed by modulating its risk factors, this could significantly affect its incidence. Analysis of risk and… CONTINUE READING

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