Lizzy Buchan: Environmental risks could help to understand dementia



Everyday factors may help us to understand dementia, says Lizzy Buchan
The cruelty of dementia knows no bounds.
Its insidious ability to strip a person of their memories and sense of self inspires fear in many of us, not only for ourselves but for our loved ones too.
I have written before about how media coverage of dementia needs to be handled sensitively, becauase there is still so much we do not know about the devastating neurological condition, which is known to affect around 90,000 people living in Scotland.
Many more of us may suffer from dementia in the decades to come, as medicine... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Health, Views: 30
Source: Scotsman
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