Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Dementia cure research gets TEN times less cash than cancer

Mail Online
By Daniel Martin

Only 2 per cent of the medical research budget goes on Alzheimer's and related dementias - a smaller proportion than a decade ago, an analysis found.

This is despite the fact that 700,000 have dementia and the numbers are likely to reach a million by 2025.

Last week, the Daily Mail launched its Christmas appeal to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society. Much of the cash will go towards research.

Britain spends less on research than many other developed countries.

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