UK says cure for dementia possible by 2025

UK says cure for dementia possible by 2025

AP: British Prime Minister David Cameron says he hopes to kick-start an international effort to find a cure or effective treatment for dementia by 2025.

At a one-day summit on dementia on Wednesday hosted by the U.K., Cameron declared that discovering a cure or treatment for dementia is “within our grasp.”

The Group of Eight health and science ministers signed a declaration agreeing to identify “a cure or disease-modifying therapy for dementia” by 2025, among other goals, including increased funding and greater cooperation.

 

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