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UK funding for stroke and dementia research still too low, study says

Sums spent on conditions bear little relation to their costs to health services, as compared with cancer or heart disease, despite recent significant rises in state support, a study says.

While the gap between budgets for these two conditions and cancer and coronary heart disease (CHD) has narrowed in terms of government money, the proportion of funds from charities allocated to each of the four leading causes of death and disability has barely changed in recent years.

Read more on the Guardian website.