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2014

  • Martin Knapp on the cost of autism in the UK
    BBC Radio 4, 20 July 2014
  • “We are getting to the point where funding is unsustainable if we want to meet need appropriately” – Adass chief
    Work by Jose-Luis Fernandez is mentioned. Community Care, 1 July 2014
  • Better Unemployment Benefits Reduce Suicide Rates
    Research by LSE Health's Jon Cylus, which was featured in the American Journal of Epidemiology is featured in the Huffington Post and Time. 20 June 2014
  • Cameron pledges to fight UK's dementia timebomb
    Professor Martin Knapp, from the London School of Economics, said discovering a treatment to delay the onset of dementia by just 36 months would save the country as much as £5billion a year. Daily Mail, 19 June 2014, p.12, Daniel Martin   
  • Autism costs the UK £32 billion a year
    Report led by Martin Knapp on the costs of autism is highlighted in several media outlets: (10 June 2014)
    The Guardian,
    The Daily Telegraph, page 6,
    Daily Mail,
    BBC Online,
    Also on: Disability Scoop, Capital Bay, EMax Health, Science Newsline, Global Times, Iteraksyon, Rocket News, Xinhua News Agency, Science 2.0, CNBC, China.org.cn, Individual, Jersey Evening Post and Benefits Pro. 
  • Professor Martin Knapp discussed the World Dementia Council
    BBC Radio 4, 19th May 2014
  • World Dementia Council Holds Inaugural Meeting; Commits to Mobilizing Worldwide Effort To Find Cure
    The World Dementia Council, meeting for the first time in London, England on Wednesday, agreed to priorities for the upcoming year and to mobilizing a worldwide effort to find a cure for Alzheimer's and dementia. The council includes PSSRU and LSE Health's Professor Martin Knapp.
    http://lifestyle.kstc45.com/story/25404670/world-dementia-council-holds-inaugural-meeting-commits-to-mobilizing-worldwide-effort-to-find-cure 
    Also featured on: Nebraska TV, WXTX Fox 54,GTN News, Fox41.com, WBOY,WTRF, Channel 8 Eyewitness News, 35 WSEE, KLPLC TV, Kuam News 8, KNOE TV8, WLTZ 38, 3 WRCB-TV, AZ-TV7, Wave 3, Pressemeldinger.no, Sacramento Bee, FinanzNachrichten.de, Reuters, BIS.gov.uk 2 May 2014
  • Stroke unit signals the way forward
    Landmark studies by Professor Alistair McGuire at the London School of Economics (LSE) and colleagues from King's College London estimate that dealing with stroke costs the UK economy £8.9 billion a year, made up of £4 billion in treatment costs. The Times, page 3. 1 May 2014
  • Mental health charities warn cuts "put lives at risk".
    Research co-authored by PSSRU's Jose-Luis Fernandez quoted in article on the BBC. Further details can be found in the LSE news archive. 12 March 2014

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