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Indigenous people three times more likely to suffer from dementia: study

By Caroline Winter, ABC News

Indigenous people have dementia rates three or four times higher than non-Indigenous people, researchers in the Northern Territory have found.

The study, published in the Medical Journal of Australia, examined 780 cases of dementia in the Territory between 2008 and 2011 and found it struck Indigenous people at a younger age.


Air pollution: How many more must die before politicians act?

London Green MEP candidate Amelia Womack asks: how many more people have to die before we see serious action to tackle London's air pollution?

The word “smog” conjures thoughts of a Dickensian London of blackened buildings and thick air – but last weeks smog warnings remind us that the air pollution we thought had been relegated to the annals of history is still with us.


Search for Inca 'lost city' in Amazon may endanger indigenous people

A six-week expedition starting in July will try to find Paititi in the Megantoni National Sanctuary in south-east Peru

The future of Earth’s climate


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