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New era of dementia research in UK places ‘new treatments front and centre’

The United Kingdom’s leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK, has launched a new strategy dedicated to driving forward treatment development. The strategy is supported by Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt, who described it as “an important step … Read more → – New era of dementia research in UK places ‘new treatments front and centre’

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No reduction in HIV levels in men who have sex with men

Despite a significant increase in HIV testing and treatment, the annual number of new HIV infections in men who have sex with men (MSM) has remained unchanged over the last 10 years in England and Wales, according to a new … Read more → – No reduction in HIV levels in men who have sex with men

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Advice needed for parents on risk of poisoning in toddlers, research says

GPs and other primary care professionals need to warn parents about safely storing medicines and other hazardous household products in an effort to cut the number of poisonings among pre-school children, a study has said. The research, led by academics … Read more → – Advice needed for parents on risk of poisoning in toddlers, research says

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£120 million investment for research to improve NHS services

The Department of Health has announced funding of £120 million for an open competition to research ways of improving NHS services. Each research project will involve collaborative partnerships between a university and surrounding NHS organisations and will be overseen by … Read more → – £120 million investment for research to improve NHS services

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Everyday drugs could combat dementia, according to major study

Medications used to treat hypertension, diabetes and skin conditions could be doubling as treatments for Alzheimer’s within 10 years according to researchers. A groundbreaking new study funded by Alzheimer’s Society and led by King’s College London identifies four existing drugs … Read more → – Everyday drugs could combat dementia, according to major study

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