Sir Jackie Stewart plans F1 boost in race for dementia cure

SIR Jackie Stewart plans to use Formula 1 expertise to supercharge dementia care and research. 

The motorsport legend has invited Scottish Health Secretary Jeane Freeman to visit the McLaren racing team to help in the fight against the devastating illness. Sir Jackie, whose wife, Lady Helen, was diagnosed with dementia in 2014, is frustrated with the pace of progress in the search for better treatments. He believes politicians and researchers could learn from “the energy, the urgency and the need for change” in the world of Formula 1.

The 80-year-old, who comes...
source: Express

2019-08-17 14:41
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