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Dementia is one of the most significant health crises of the 21st century

Guest Blog from Alzheimer’s Disease International Every 3 seconds, someone in the world develops dementia. Today, more than 46 million people are living with the disease. This number is set to almost double every 20 years, making the dementia one of … Continue reading

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Alzheimers – another reason why we shouldn’t cut the science budget

Two of the great achievements of last century were that life expectancy was practically doubled and terminal illnesses became chronic conditions. But the challenge these achievements leaves us with is the number of elderly people for whom we need to … Continue reading

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