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Dementia is now leading killer of women in Scotland

DEMENTIA and Alzheimer’s disease are now established as the leading cause of death for women in Scotland, overtaking heart disease, according to official figures. The National Records of Scotland said ... read more

Deaths from Alzheimer's disease in Scotland increase by 33.4% in one year

Provisional quarterly figures for deaths in the country show that 1,506 people died from Alzheimer's and other dementias in the second quarter of 2017 – with deaths from Alzheimer's disease ... for Sc... read more

Dementia now the leading cause of death in England and Wales

Dementia has become the leading cause of death in England and Wales according to figures ... in men. In women, dementia accounted for 15.2% of all deaths. For men, heart disease was still the biggest ... read more

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Dementia and Alzheimer's now biggest killer in England and Wales

But when the figures are broken down by gender, heart disease is still the leading cause of death for men, while dementia and Alzheimer's are the main cause among women. The figures also show that peo... read more

Dementia is now Britain’s biggest killer, figures show

The figures combine data for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland Some 70,366 people died from dementia ... greatest killer, was the cause of 11 per cent of deaths. Life expectancy in the UK ... read more

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Dementia and Alzheimer's now biggest killer in England and Wales

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