The lifetime risk of common neurological disorders in the elderly population

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We have a good understanding of our risk of developing cancer or heart disease – but what do we know about the risk of developing a common neurological disorder in later-life? Dr. Silvan Licher (Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands) discusses the lifetime risk of developing dementia, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease, and how we need to better prioritise preventive interventions. Read the full paper here: https://jnnp.bmj.com/content/jnnp/90/2/148.full.pdf

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