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Healthier living could reduce worldwide dementia by a third, report says

Up to one-third of the world’s dementia cases could be prevented by addressing factors such as education, hypertension, diet, hearing loss and depression over the course of a person’s lifetime, according to a new report presented Thursday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London.

The report was compiled by the first Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care, which brought together 24 experts from around the world to review scores of studies and synthesize them into a model showing how lifestyle modification could reduce dementia risk. Read more here.

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Thoughts on Patient Centered Care

Honorary degree recipient André Picard delivers his convocation address to Faculty of Medicine graduates at the University of Toronto 

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Who’s speaking at BWTC this fall?

Susan Fitzpatrick, CEO, Toronto Central LHIN
André Picard & Rachel Browne, Health Reporters
Michael Apkon, CEO, Sick Kids & Peter Pisters, CEO, UHN
Sarah Hutchison, CEO & Darren Larsen, CMO, OntarioMD, and more…

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