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Dementia is 'one of greatest enemies of humanity'

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Posted in Science on 20th Jun, 2014 12:22 AM by AlexMuller

A "big, bold global push" is needed to beat dementia, David Cameron has told a summit in London. He pledged to accelerate progress on dementia drugs, by increasing funding and making new drugs more accessible. The prime minister was speaking to an audience of 300 experts who have pledged to find a cure by 2025.

 
He wants a team of experts to report back to him by October on how drugs companies can be encouraged to develop new dementia medicines. In his speech, the prime minister told experts that dementia is one of the "greatest enemies of humanity".
 
"We are renewing our commitment to say by 2025 we want to find a cure to dementia. We should treat this as a disease rather than as some natural part of ageing," he said.
 
He said there was a need to develop more drugs and get them to patients more quickly. For that to happen, international collaboration and more money for dementia research was needed, he said.
 
Speaking to an audience of global dementia and finance specialists, David Cameron said he would speed up progress on dementia drugs by getting experts to come up with new proposals on areas such as drug patent extensions, by October.

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Author: Guest
Posted: 2014-06-20
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Dementia is a big problem and scientifically very complex one. Indeed, to make progress, a great deal has to done and this is only possible if there is a substantial funding and less legal obstacles. This is exactly what Cameron is proposing to do Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2016-05-06
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Thanks sarahhazel, wooops, making people hungry,lol. Its ok, just have dinner twice or dessert twice Oinkiers, You are right about that, the fine feathered fellows can be fiesty So can Wilbur & Co. If they get out of line you can just casually mention that yo&ur8217;#e in the mood for a BLT Reply


 

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