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£300m to be spent on dementia research - February 25, 2015

More than £300 million is to be spent by the Government on research into dementia while NHS staff will have to undergo training in dealing with the condition. Launching the next phase of the government’s…
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Ten per cent of care workers on less than the minimum wage - February 18, 2015

About 160,000 care workers are paid less than the minimum wage, according to research from the Resolution Foundation. The thinktank said the “wage theft” totalled £130m a year and employers were failing…
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Elderly illness numbers to increase by a million in next 10 years. - February 10, 2015

There will be a million more people aged over 50 with a serious illness than there are today, putting even more pressure on the health service. Around 3.1 million over 50s are living with serious illness…
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Social care system is failing the elderly – Age UK - February 3, 2015

Older people in England are being left “high and dry” by financial cut backs on care, Age UK says. Research by the charity showed the numbers getting help had fallen from just over one million three…
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Walking groups can be great for your health - January 27, 2015

Joining a walking group does more than improve your social life – it cuts your risk of developing life-threatening disorders, say researchers. According to scientists at the University of East Anglia’s…
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Dementia risk may be lowered by playing a musical instrument - January 13, 2015

A study of more than 300 twins has found those who were able to play a musical instrument were at less of a risk of developing dementia. Researchers said one of the problems of previous analysis into the…
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Talking diagnoses memory loss causes - January 6, 2015

Researchers in Sheffield are analysing a new ‘conversational’ technique to help distinguish between dementia and other causes of memory loss. The new research suggests there is no need to be…
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Switching to a healthy lifestyle could prevent 80,000 people getting dementia - December 23, 2014

Adopting a healthier lifestyle could stop 80,000 people getting dementia later in life, a new study has found. The research conducted among 1,200 men and women in their 60s and 70s found that by making…
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Binge drinking ‘super drug’ could help Alzheimer’s patients - December 4, 2014

A drug currently in development to help reduce the harmful effects of binge drinking could be used to treat Alzheimer’s and dementia patients, say scientists. The compound currently being tested by a…
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Damage to brain caused by Parkinson’s disease can be ‘healed’ with stem cells - November 11, 2014

A new study conducted by scientists in Sweden has found that by using stem cells they are able to ‘heal’ Parkinson’s disease. The disease is caused by a decline in the number of nerve cells in the…
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