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Rise of patients in 40s suffering from dementia: Researchers warn of 'silent epidemic' of early onset of the disease
United Kingdom Created: 8 Aug 2015
Early-onset dementia is striking people even younger, some in their 40s - Researchers warn of a silent epidemic in early diagnosis of condition - Says factors such as pollution from planes and cars could be to blame.

By Alisha Rouse For The Daily Mail

People are getting dementia earlier, with those in their late 40s now regularly diagnosed with the disease.

Two decades ago, early-onset dementia was usually diagnosed in patients in their late 60s – but it is now often striking those who are even younger, a study found.
Researchers warned of a ‘silent epidemic’ and believe environmental factors are playing a key role in its increasingly early development.
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Source: Daily Mail, Alisha Rouse, 06 Aug 2015

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