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One in people born in the United Kingdom this will suffer from dementia in their . Dementia is when the brain no works properly because of illness, old age or . People with dementia have problems remembering . Their personality can change and they lose their to do many everyday tasks. A leading mental charity said dementia would affect 27 per cent of boys born in 2015 and 37 per cent of girls. The charity said that this could cause a crisis as the population gets older. There is currently no effective treatment to slow down or stop dementia. The charity said governments must spend more on .

A British on dementia spoke about how the problem could become. Dr Matthew Norton said: "As people are living longer, more and more people will develop dementia in the if action is not taken now." He added: "Dementia is our medical challenge and if we are to beat it, we must invest in research to find new and preventions." Globally, dementia affects around 36 million people. About 10 per cent of people develop the at some in their lives, but this figure will rise as people live longer. The most common of dementia is Alzheimer's. This is when the brain loses cells, which reduces the brain's ability to function .

 
 

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