Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s disease’

Dementia Awareness Week

Friday, May 25th, 2012

This week marks Dementia Awareness Week and a YouGov survey by the Alzheimer’s Society and Saga Homecare shows that 63% of people are worried about developing dementia at some point in life. Not surprisingly, those over 55 years are the most concerned. Yet it is people in the 18-24 range who most want to learn [...]

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Cardiff University Public Relations Officer Chris Jones outlines how pioneering Welsh research is helping tackle one of Wales’ biggest health challenges: Mental illness.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Mental illness affects some 16.7 million people in the UK today and will cost the Welsh economy £7.2 billion every year. As a society, we draw inspiration from the achievements of medical science in tackling disease like cancer and heart disease – but when it comes to our understanding and treatment of diseases of the [...]

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