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  • Tories promise dementia research funding boost

    Tories promise dementia research funding boost0

    Image copyright Getty Images The Conservatives have pledged to put an extra £83m a year into dementia research over the next decade if they form the next government. The investment, which would double current funding, was described by the party as the “largest boost to dementia research ever” in the UK. Around 850,000 people in

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  • Serum Neurofilament a Discriminative Biomarker Between Frontotemporal Dementia & Psychiatric Disorders

    Serum Neurofilament a Discriminative Biomarker Between Frontotemporal Dementia & Psychiatric Disorders0

    Early symptoms of frontotemporal dementia are often confused with symptoms occurring in psychiatric disorders. Reporting their findings in Journal of Neurology, Finnish researchers from the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oulu show that serum neurofilament levels can be used as a diagnostic tool to differentiate between these conditions. Frontotemporal dementia is the

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  • Dementia and how to change your house to make life easier

    Dementia and how to change your house to make life easier0

    A house in the UK designed especially to help people with dementia is inspiring families, care-home owners and council workers to make changes to their own homes. Lighter carpets and carefully chosen paint colours are just some of the tweaks that you can make which can keep people with dementia living independently for longer –

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  • Acne drug, mental health at work, dementia & more

    Acne drug, mental health at work, dementia & more0

    Have you missed all the latest health news this week (13-17 May)? Don’t miss out, catch up on all the health headlines now! Will this arthritis joint pill cut heart attack risk by a fifth? A pill for arthritis can cut the risk of a heart attack or stroke by a fifth and it only

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  • Coffee & Cancer, Blood Pressure Checks, Dementia Research & More

    Coffee & Cancer, Blood Pressure Checks, Dementia Research & More0

    If you’ve missed out on all the latest health news this week (29th April) then take a look at our round-up of this week’s top stories! Diet rich in coffee, fruit & vegetables could cut cancer risk A new study from the University of Navarra and the University of Jaen, Spain has found that a diet high

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  • Cognetivity takes a radical new approach to dementia diagnosis | Startups

    Cognetivity takes a radical new approach to dementia diagnosis | Startups0

    Around 850,000 people are currently living with dementia in the UK and this number is predicted to rise with increasing life expectancy in future. By some calculations, one in three people born in the UK in the last few years will go on to develop dementia in their lifetime. Yet despite this, the condition is poorly diagnosed.

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