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Drugs companies put more resources into dementia

24 Jul 2015

There is growing evidence that the pharmaceutical industry is increasing the amount it is spending on dementia research. Increases in life expectancy mean that more people are going on to develop conditions such as Alzheimer’s Disease and there is a growing pressure on drugs companies to find effective treatments. The breakthrough announced this week, which… Read more »

Report leads to renewed pleas for more help for Britain’s elderly

17 Jul 2015

A leading charity has warned that over a million older people across the UK are struggling to cope with everyday tasks and are in need of extra support. Age UK said that an increasing number of pensioners are having difficulties with daily activities such as going to the toilet, preparing meals and getting out of… Read more »