American Dementia: Brain Health in an Unhealthy Society [Audiobook]
English | ASIN: B09L9FGGLB | 2021 | 16 hours and 4 minutes |
For decades, researchers have chased a pharmaceutical cure for memory loss. But despite the fact that no disease-modifying biotech treatments have emerged, new research suggests that dementia rates have actually declined in the United States and Western Europe over the last decade. Why is this happening? And what does it mean for brain health in the future? In American Dementia, Daniel R. George, PhD, MSc, and Peter J. Whitehouse, MD, PhD, argue that the current decline of dementia may be strongly linked to mid-20th-century policies that reduced inequality, provided widespread access to education and health care, and brought about cleaner air, soil, and water.
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