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Dementia cases ‘to double by 2030′: WHO

The number of people with dementia is expected to almost double to 65.7 million by 2030, according to a World Health Organisationreport published on Wednesday. By 2050 the number of sufferers could be more than three times the current figure of 35.6 million, the UN body said. The report published with Alzheimer’s Disease…

Lawrence O’Donnell: GOP could be lost to reality forever

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell attacked the idea that the government was incapable of creating jobs during his ‘Rewrite’ segment. “It has become a matter of religious belief for Republicans that government does not create jobs,” he said. “The Republican grip on reality has been loosening every day for years now.…

Alzheimer’s may cause global cash crunch: experts

WASHINGTON — Alzheimer’s disease could cause a global cash crunch in coming generations — as people begin to regularly live to 100 — and must be considered a serious fiscal danger, experts said Thursday. Already 24-37 million people worldwide live with the incurable form of dementia, and that number is…

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