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Title: I'm sorry I forgot : is dementia Malta's next national crisis?
Other Titles: Feature
Authors: Camilleri, Cassi
Keywords: Health
Brain -- Diseases
Dementia -- Malta
Dementia -- European countries
Issue Date: 2014-09
Publisher: University of Malta
Citation: THINK magazine. 2014. (10). p.26-31
Abstract: In 2010, the total number of individuals with dementia in Malta stood at about 5,000. By 2030 that figure will double to 10,000. The evolution of healthcare technology has bestowed a longer life upon the human race. But this extended lifespan comes at a price. The prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases normally associated with old age, such as the many forms of dementia, is on the rise. With no cure in sight, the future depends on the development of effective prevention and care methods. This is the mission of Dr Charles Scerri, Anthony Scerri, and their team as they join forces to battle dementia
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