Children don’t cause dementia, but the data does indicate the complexity of contributing factors to dementia.
Yes, this article was removed by my editor; I have submitted it for publication elsewhere, and will share the link if it’s accepted (so thanks to those who have inquired). The bottom line of the article was that Republicans are going after Biden for a wide variety of “gaffes” as possibly signaling dementia, but that Biden could remove this as an issue with a simple screening test. My editor’s rationale for removing it was that this was outside my area of expertise and inappropriately politically-focused, and she has every right, as an editor, to make this call — so there’s no need to feel that I’ve been wronged or that Forbes is inappropriately favoring Biden.
Decreasing risk, rising prevalence, challenging research. Dementia’s not a pretty topic.