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Diabetes and literacy key to beat dementia, says study

Preventing diabetes and depression could have a dramatic impact on cutting cases of dementia, a study suggests.

Boosting levels of education and upping fruit and vegetable consumption would also have a big effect, the British Medical Journal said.

It is estimated that one million people in the UK will have dementia by 2025.

Adam Brimelow reports.

  • 06 Aug 2010
  • From the section Health