India gained 2.9 million cases of dementia in 26 years. This is according to recent research published in The Lancet, which revealed that the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia increased from 20.2 million in 1990 to 43.8 million globally in 2016.
Urban air pollution is a key risk factor in developing dementia claims a study recently published in the BMJ Open. Does this finding suggest a future spike in dementia cases in India’s metropolises? The study may shed some light on why Alzheimer’s disease is becoming more prevalent in India. Two decades ago it was a […]
India is entirely unprepared for a future in which the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease rises sharply, according to The Alzheimer’s and Related disorders Society of India (ARDSI) it cites the lack of government policy in place to address the condition. Two decades ago the condition was considered to be rare in India. However, current estimates […]