TUESDAY, Sept. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Here’s some good news for America’s seniors: The rates of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia have dropped significantly over the last decade or so, a new study shows.

The analysis of nearly 1,400 men and women 70 and older found that the number of dementia cases dropped from 73 among those born before 1920 to just 3 among those born after 1929.

The reasons for the decline aren’t clear, researchers said. But one factor stands out: The rates of…

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