Why would we need to diagnose the disease before those symptoms appeared? The answer lies in the search for new treatments.
It’s been an exciting week for dementia. Like buses, you wait ages for exciting announcements from Government and then three come along at once!
George Freeman MP blogs about the pioneering new dementia research in the UK, and the new way of thinking required for dementia healthcare.
The G8 set an ambitious goal to identify a cure for dementia by 2025; we look at the dementia research investment of the world’s top economies.
This week in London marks a pivotal moment in dementia research; it will either be considered a time of historical significance when global interests align under a banner of defeating dementia, or an instance in which a global health crisis was only superficially addressed by the world’s largest economies.
Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Director of Research Dr Eric Karran spoke recently about his hopes for the development of new Alzheimer’s treatments and dementia research.
Dr Laura Phipps blogs on how you can help with the research effort in dementia.
Up until now, there has been little mention of dementia research in the wider social care debate. Why is dementia research the elephant in the room?
In recent years, awareness of the disease has risen to new levels – but as ever, there are still improvements to be made.