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Dementia costs hit $604 billion in 2010

According to Reuters, the worldwide costs of dementia will reach $604 billion in 2010, more than one percent of global GDP output, and those costs will soar as the number of sufferers triples by 2050, according to a report on Tuesday.
We do not know if the incidence of dementia is up or is it is more a matter of diagnosis and reporting. Scientists hunt frantically for cures.

 

 

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via Reuters: Top News on 9/21/10


LONDON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – The worldwide costs of dementia will reach $604 billion in 2010, more than one percent of global GDP output, and those costs will soar as the number of sufferers triples by 2050, according to a report on Tuesday.

 

 

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