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Listen: an Alzheimer’s Scholar on the Paradox of Declining Dementia Rates

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Although billions of dollars have been poured into potential pharmaceutical cures for dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s disease, none so far have been proven to slow or stop the disease from progressing. Yet even without an effective drug, incidence rates of dementia in the United States and several other countries have decreased since 1998. Why? Social changes like lower smoking rates and better education, along with better population-level health, have improved brain health.

This week on the “First Opinion Podcast,” Penn State College of Medicine professor Daniel R. George explains how wealthy nations have been able to curb risks for dementia over the past few decades — but also how those advances in health may be slipping away from us. George argues that it is essential for the country to reorder and reprioritize population-level structures, institutions, and social processes to make healthier communities.

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Britons Race to Obtain ‘lower Mortgage Rates’ in ‘deadline’ Similar to Stamp Duty Holiday

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PROPERTY buyers are facing another “deadline” similar to the stamp duty holiday, claims a property expert. As Britons race to obtain lower mortgage rates, house prices are also spiking.

Original Post: express.co.uk

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‘Arrest Bill Gates!’ Protesters Swarm Downing Street As They Halt Cars at Boris Dinner

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PROTESTERS blocked the road leading into Downing Street as Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted a dinner party for leading international business figures to promote global Britain.

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Bill Gates Backs Brexit Britain As £10bn in Foreign Investments Secured by PM

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MICROSOFT co-founder Bill Gates has backed Brexit Britain and joined forces with the Prime Minister who has secured nearly £10billion in foreign investment for his “green revolution”.

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