Saturday 23 July 2016

Wish highlights demetia concerns

The alarmingly increase in the number of people suffering from dementia has been highlighted in the latest report published by World Innovation Summit for Health (Wish), a global initiative of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Communit


Dementia costs hit $604bn in 2010, seen soaring

The worldwide costs of dementia will reach $604 billion in 2010, more than one per cent of global GDP output, according to a report. The costs will soar as the number of sufferers triples by 2050, the Alzheimer's Disease Internati


Novartis holds seminar on Alzheimer's disease

Novartis, a leader in the pharmaceutical industry, recently gave a series of lectures on Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most common forms of dementia, as part of its efforts to spread awareness about the distressing disease in Jordan. Att


Britain's 'Iron Lady' Thatcher has dementia

Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher - once known as one of the world's most formidable political minds - has been suffering from dementia for the past seven years, according to her daughter, Carol. Carol Thatcher tells in h

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