Advances in science and
medical research mean that we're all living longer these days. But
longer life comes at a price. An individual living to the age of 85
may have as much as a 40% chance of developing Alzheimer's disease
or a similar, related condition.
The new Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases at King's
College London, brings leading clinical researchers and scientists
under one roof, with the aim of developing treatments for
There are nearly 18 million people suffering from dementia in
the world today and experts predict that, by 2025, this figure will
have almost doubled.
We may live longer, but what quality of life will we have?
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