Marc Daalder Detroit Free Press Published 4:38 p.m. UTC Aug 22, 2018 Thousands of people are expected to gather at the Detroit Zoo on Saturday to raise cash and awareness for Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Association of Greater Michigan has hosted annual "walks to end Alzheimer's" in the zoo for years, but this one is shaping up to be the biggest yet, organizers say. Already, 4,750 participants have registered online and more are expected to show up that day. Alzheimer's is already the sixth-leading cause of death in Michigan and nationwide — and it's getting worse. Since 2000, Alzheimer's rates have jumped 129 percent, according to the association. About 180,000 Michiganders have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's and that number is expected to increase to 220,000 by 2022 as the state's population ages. In 2015, 3,771 people died of Alzheimer's in Michigan. That, said Kristin Rossi, a vice president with the Greater Michigan chapter of the Alzheimer's … [Read more...] about Advocates gather to raise money for 6th leading cause of death: Alzheimer’s
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EX-PORN star and Korn lead singer Jonathan Davis’s estranged wife Deven Davis was found dead today after disappearing a week ago. Mrs Davis had reportedly battled with drug and substance abuse for 20 years. Here's what we know about the tragedy. What was Deven Davis’ cause of death? Deven passed away on August 18, 2018 . Davis had not been seen for a week before her body was found. She had split from Jordan Davis, lead singer of metal band Korn in 2016, but her cause of death still remains unclear. The former adult entertainment actress had a drug problem and husband Jonathan claimed she was “constantly under the influence of the nitrous oxide, cocaine and Norco.” Mr Davis went on to claim Deven would bring home “unsavoury characters” to her home and one day when he went to drop their kids off he found her and her drug-dealer boyfriend passed out with drug paraphernalia floating in the toilet. How old was Deven Davis? Deven who married Jonathan back … [Read more...] about What was Deven Davis’ cause of death, how old was she when she died and did husband Jonathan file a restraining order?
0 Have your say Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are the most common causes of death for women in Scotland and the second most cited reason for all fatalities, a new report has shown. The conditions were cited as the leading cause of 11.3 per cent of the 57,883 deaths that occured last year.While heart disease was the most common killer for men, responsible for 14.8 per cent of fatalities among males, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia were the cause of death for 14.8 per cent of women who died.READ MORE: Half of Scots now registered for organ donationThe rise in dementia deaths from 4,915 in 2014 to 6,549 in 2017 prompted a call for action from charity Age Scotland.Chief executive Brian Sloan warned the country’s ageing population meant the number of people with dementia could rise by 50 per cent over the next 20 years to more than 120,000.He said: “The older a person gets, the more likely they are to develop dementia and as women on … [Read more...] about Alzheimer’s, dementia most common cause of death for Scots women
File photo of the NHS logo as the National Health Service (NHS) prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire The health of the nation has changed dramatically over the past 70 years. While infections such as tuberculosis (TB) posed a major danger to life in 1948, the introduction of the BCG for children in 1953 meant rates - which were already falling due to improved living conditions - continued to drop. Up until the 1940s, infections had generally been the leading cause of death for young people and the middle-aged. But infectious diseases - such as polio, diptheria, tetanus, whooping cough, measles, mumps and rubella - were all virtually wiped out during the second half of the 20th century after childhood immunisation was introduced. For the very young - those aged one to four - infections remained one of the main causes of death until 2005, figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show. Its data reflects the rise in popularity of the … [Read more...] about NHS70: Leading causes of death from 1945 to 2015
ANTHONY Bourdain has been found dead in a hotel room in France. US chef and author was discovered by a close friend on June 8 morning. Here's what we know... What was Anthony Bourdain's cause of death? Anthony Bourdain was found dead following a suspected suicide, CNN reported. The popular US television personality - who had worked for CNN since 2013 - died in an apparent suicide in a hotel room in Strasbourg, France. Bourdain's close friend and fellow chef Eric Ripert found him unresponsive in his room. He was working on an episode for his CNN show Parts Unknown, which is currently airing its 11th season. How old was the Parts Unknown chef? Bourdain was 61 and preparing to celebrate his birthday on June 25. CNN paid tribute to his "remarkable stories" in a statement which read: "It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain. "His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world … [Read more...] about What was Anthony Bourdain’s cause of death, how old was the Parts Unknown chef and what was his net worth?