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Dementias platform uk funding linking researchers with drug companies in sharing data to develop new ways to detect dementia in its early stages and conducting studies to measure the effects and effectiveness of new treatments. This site is designed to provide patients with dementia, their carers and family members with helpful resources and information about dementia dementia is a decline in mental abilities or cognitive functions such as memory, language, reasoning, planning, recognising, or identifying people or objects. This concept may be particularly significant in the evaluation of patients with non-alzheimer's dementias, such as frontotemporal dementia with the aging of the population and the increasing recognition of the possibility of long-lasting cognitive deficits after traumatic brain injury, the need for assessment of cognitive disorders in. The dementia: understand together campaign is now inviting applications for the relocation of the dementia friendly garden news 17/04/2018. The history of dementia is probably as old as mankind itself origins of the concept of dementia he provides descriptions of dementia and demented patients.
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