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dc.contributor.authorHoffman, Richard
dc.identifier.citationHoffman , R 2014 , ' Is dementia preventable? ' , Elder Law Journal , vol. 4 , no. 4 , pp. 434-438 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 7658467
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 807dcf51-986d-44fc-ba68-f80e5cb2b0bd
dc.description.abstractThe ‘blue-zone’ regions of the world are famed for the longevity of their citizens, many living into very advanced old age, and with no signs of dementia. For example, on the tiny Greek island of Ikaria, dementia is almost unheard of. While the debate in the UK and elsewhere on how to treat dementia continues, the people of Ikaria seem to have found an answer: prevent it from occurring in the first place. But are these findings transferable to the UK? In this article, I will examine how far it may be possible to avoid dementia in the UK, even into very old age, with particular emphasis on the role of diet.en
dc.relation.ispartofElder Law Journal
dc.titleIs dementia preventable?en
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Human and Environmental Sciences
dc.contributor.institutionAgriculture, Veterinary and Food Sciences
dc.contributor.institutionNutrition and Dietetics
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Life and Medical Sciences
dc.contributor.institutionHealth & Human Sciences Research Institute
dc.description.statusNon peer reviewed
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Review

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