NEUROEPIDEMIOLOGY: The increasing burden of mortality from neurological diseases

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Abstract

A new study based on WHO data reports rates of mortality from neurological diseases in the developed world from 1989-1991 to 2012-2014. The reported increase in neurological disease mortality, which was greatest in the USA, highlights the rise of neurological diseases as an emerging threat to global health.

Refers to Pritchard, C. et al. Controlled population-based comparative study of USA and international adult [55-74] neurological deaths 1989-2014. Acta Neurol. Scand.http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ane.12789 (2017)

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