Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Research Trust

Secondhand Smoke / Passive Smoking and Dementia Risk (Occupational and Environmental Medicine / NHS Choices)

Summary The NHS Choices “Behind the Headlines” service has released a further critical appraisal concerning an investigation into smoking-related health risks and dementia. The cohort study in question investigated the possible relationship between environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and the later … Continue reading

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West Midlands’ Dementia Expert and Some Statistics (NHS Local)

Summary Dr Karim Saad is commonly hailed as the West Midlands’ leading expert on dementia. The NHS West Midlands web site introduces this expert and provides some statistics about dementia from the Alzheimer’s Research Trust: An estimated 820,000 people in the UK live … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Research Trust (Dementia Action Alliance)

Summary The Alzheimer’s Research Trust’s (ART) primary purpose is to fund scientific studies to find ways to treat, cure or prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. ART works in partnership with other organisations focused on care and campaigning. ART focuses on research to … Continue reading

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King’s Fund Reports that Dementia Nursing Care Needs Re-Structuring

Abstract Nursing care for people with dementia is in need of a radical overhaul, according to the King’s Fund. Sufferers of Alzheimer’s and dementia in England are having NHS-funded care withdrawn in the later stages of their illness. Relatives then … Continue reading

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