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Pfizer ends neuroscience discovery programme, including research into Alzheimer’s disease treatment – Alzheimer’s Society comment

Pfizer has announced that it will be ending its neuroscience discovery and early development efforts, an area which includes research into drug development for Alzheimer’s disease.  For further details click on link.

Alcohol and dementia: What's the truth?


So what's the link with dementia?   Further details here  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43141457  

We'll live longer but suffer more ill-health by 2035, says study

Number of old people suffering from four medical conditions to double in less than 20 years, researchers claim. For further details please see link https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/23/well-live-longer-but-suffer-more-ill-health-by-2035-says-study


Blue badge parking permits to be rolled out to people with hidden disabilities, Government proposes

Proposal aims to give people with conditions including dementia and autism better access to work, shops and social events .  For further details please see link   http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/blue-badge-parking-permits-disabilities-criteria-autism-dementia-hidden-transport-department-a8170256.html  

Many unaware that diabetes tied to higher risk of dementia

The devastating effect diabetes has on the brain is being hugely underestimated, experts have warned.

Please see link for more details.  https://www.msn.com/en-gb/health/familyhealth/many-unaware-that-diabetes-tied-to-higher-risk-of-dementia/ar-BBEWcYg?li=BBoPWjQ&ocid=mailsignout