Dementia news: Condition overtakes HEART DISEASE to be named top KILLER in the UK
Dementia has been revealed as the number one cause of death for men and women in the UK for the first time.
It overtakes heart disease - the previous leading overall killer - according to new data.
Earlier this year dementia was named as the top cause of death in Great Britain, after figures from England, Wales and Scotland were released.
But this is the first time figures have been combined with Northern Ireland to confirm that the condition is the most deadly in the whole of the UK.
Taking into account the new figures released today by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency,... read more
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