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The Promise of Genetic Research for Parkinson's Disease

Sep 29, 2015 by Dr Patrick Lewis - www.parkinsons.org.uk

"The ultimate goal of carrying out research into Parkinson's is to develop new drugs that will make a difference to the lives of the millions of people around the world who are affected by this disorder"

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Report shows Councils cutting research capacity

Sep 28, 2015 by NIHR School for social Care Research

Austerity has led to a reduction in the capacity of local authorities to undertake in-house research in adult social care, according to a new report by the Social Services Research Group. The report suggests that the social care research infrastructure in councils in England is shrinking and that social care research activity is also at risk in the independent sector.

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Join Dementia Research launches in Northern Ireland

Sep 23, 2015 by Adam Smith

Today the www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk service launched in Northern Ireland.

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Dementia in the future: what’s in store for our children?

Sep 21, 2015 by Kirsty Marais - www.dementiablog.org

A new analysis has estimated that for every child born this year, one in three can be expected to develop dementia during their lifetime. The finding is revealed on World Alzheimer’s Day, a date that sees people around the globe raise awareness of dementia, and the statistic goes a long way to demonstrate the scale

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Palliative care in nursing homes linked to managers’ knowledge

Mar 23, 2015 by www.nursingtimes.net

Better end of life care is observed in nursing homes where palliative care knowledge is greater among senior staff, according to US research.

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Changing the PACE of palliative care in care homes

Mar 05, 2015 by Danni Collingridge Moore, International Observatory on End of Life Care

A team of researchers from Lancaster University are setting up a new research study which will be collecting data from care homes in England over the next 12 months. The ‘PACE’ study will explore whether or not care home residents have better outcomes when formal palliative care structures are in place.

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