Obesity will increase dementia rates in the U.K., study says

05/19/2013 | Guardian (London), The

An analysis by the U.K. Health Forum and the European Congress on Obesity estimated that dementia rates could go from an estimated 5% of the over-65 population in the U.K. by 2050 to 7% because of increasing levels of obesity. "What is worrying is the fact that obesity levels are now rising alarmingly and are therefore liable to cause dementia levels to rise far beyond previous estimates," Tim Marsh of the U.K. Health Forum said.

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