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Researchers identify a set of genes that may protect parts of the brain from Alzheimers disease

Research published in Science Advances has identified a specific pattern of gene activity in areas of the brain that are most vulnerable to the damage caused by Alzheimer"s disease, even in young, healthy brains.

No 10 to proceed with national living wage despite pressure

At the end of July, NCF along with other trade associations representing the interests of over 388,000 businesses employing around 4.5 million people, wrote a letter to the new Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark, urging caution over planned increases in the National Living Wage in the next four years.

Nottinghamshire care home deaths investigated as murder

A murder investigation has been launched after two residents at a care home died.

CQC inspectors publish reports on 89 adult social care services in the North of England

In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 89 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the North that have been inspected under its new approach.

CQC reports loss of DBS documentation

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has reported the loss of a number of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificates relating to individuals who had applied to become registered managers and providers.

First drug to target tau tangles reduces brain shrinkage in Alzheimers disease

Research presented today has shown that the drug LMTX may slow down brain shrinkage in some people with mild to moderate Alzheimer"s disease by up to a third.