"In the next 30 years, the number of people with dementia is expected to triple", WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a Tuesday press release.
If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, new guidelines for preventing dementia advise.
Carol Routledge, director of Research at Alzheimer's Research UK, said dementia was the leading cause of death in Britain, but only 34 per cent of adults realised they could reduce the risk, and the World Health Organization report helped to clarify what was known and where evidence was lacking.
While age is the strongest known factor for decline, it is not an inevitable outcome of aging, the report found.
"The scientific evidence gathered for these Guidelines confirm what we have suspected for some time, that what is good for our heart, is also good for our brain".
"While there is no curative treatment for dementia, the proactive management of modifiable risk factors can delay or slow onset or progression of the disease", Ren wrote. The study did not include environmental factors.
Impossible Foods Now Worth 2 Billion Thanks to Celeb Investments But people really like meat, and efforts to curb these problems by convincing people to switch away from meat haven't worked well. There's seems to be a certain cachet about it all in the entertainment world, if Impossible's press release is any indication.
They will also be useful to governments, policy makers and planning authorities as a guide in developing policy and designing programmes that encourage healthy lifestyles.
The WHO also recommends caring for the carers of those with declining cognitive functions.
"There is now no evidence to show that taking these supplements actually reduces the risk of cognitive decline and dementia, and in fact, we know that in high doses these can be harmful", said the WHO's Dr Neerja Chowdhary.
Dementia isn't just one disease, but a variety of conditions that produce similar symptoms, including memory loss and decreased cognitive abilities.
In Britain more than 800,000 people have dementia and the figure is rising across the world as the population ages, with 152 million people expected to...
Microsoft is trying to prevent the outbreak of a computer worm by urging owners of older Windows systems to patch their machines. The flaw, which Microsoft described as "critical", enables an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
That evidence, and the fact that ITV is plastered across front pages once again, will have weighed heavily on the board's mind. Lie detectors were a regular fixture on the programme, which often featured disputes between partners and family members.
The Red Sox don't look like a great fit for Bumgarner considering their deep rotation, but an injury could change things quickly. Because they rejected qualifying offers from their teams, they can't be signed without their new team forfeiting a draft pick.
Michael Schumacher , born in Hürth, Germany, is the most successful Formula 1 driver of all time with 91 Grand Prix victories. He has written and directed in-depth documentaries about controversial figures such as Gerhard Schroder and Marine Le Pen.
A London-based British Council employee, Aras Amiri, was arrested in Iran in 2018 during a trip to visit relatives. A judiciary spokesperson said the woman, who has not been identified, confessed to the crime of spying.
Beijing, meanwhile, has suggested that tariffs will hurt American consumers and companies that manufacture in China. The United States and China have so far exchanged tariffs on more than $360 billion in two-way trade.
Blizzard Entertainment made it official on Tuesday when it revealed World of Warcraft Classic will launch in August. Players who want to secure their name for WoW Classic can create their character starting on August 13.
He said the area is en route to the Misty Fjords National Monument, a popular and active spot for sightseeing flights. Authorities say families of the victims have been notified, as have the Canadian and Australian Consulates.
On May 2, court records show, Turner was again accused of criminal mischief for damaging the back window of a woman's vehicle . The two had previous dealings, but Dorris did not provide further details about the interactions or Turner's warrants.
Iran denies it supports insurgent activity and has said its nuclear program is strictly for civilian energy purposes. The White House and the Pentagon did not immediately comment on The New York Times report .
WhatsApp flaw allowed spyware injection via calls
The lawyer acted for a Saudi dissident who had sued NSO Group for selling its software to repressive regimes in the Middle East. An update to the app was published Monday, and the company is encouraging users to upgrade out of an abundance of caution.
Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt DENIES Barcelona agreement
Though he looks certain to leave the club this summer, the 19-year-old insists he does not know where his future lies. Ajax are resigned to losing their skipper, however, such is the allure and affluence of fellow European heavyweights.
Apple TV app launches in 100 countries
Apple practically takes over the hosting of the contents, billing for the streaming and allows viewing from the app itself. In the Home app on the iPhone , tap the house button in the upper-left corner, and under Speakers, tap Software Update.
Cannes Film Festival 2019: Selena Gomez leads the star arrivals
Actress Mallika Sherawat, a regular on the Cannes red carpet, has started prepping for the 72nd edition of the prestigious gala. The star's polished up-do let the show stopping diamond Bulgari necklace that was draped across her chest take centre stage.
Ariana Grande sued over 'Sweetener' Instagram pics
The photos in question however, have since been removed but it's believed they received more than three million likes. Barbera is suing for the profits that Grande earned from the post, or $25,000 in damages for each of the two photos.
Trump praises Orban as right-wing leader visits
President Trump is meeting with Hungary's far-right prime minister Monday, something the last two US presidents have not done. The meeting could also be seen as an attempt to discourage Hungary from strengthening ties with Russian Federation and China.
Jeremy Kyle show cancelled after death of guest
Fans of the Jeremy Kyle show have been left confused and disappointed this morning after the show was cancelled. ITV says a review of the episode is now taking place and that its thoughts are with their friends and family.
Pilot Pulls Off Emergency Landing Without Front Wheels
Footage on social media shows the Embraer-190 model gracefully landing before the nose falls forward and grinds into the runway. The airline confirmed that there were no injuries from the incident and the pilot carefully landed the plane onto the runway.