Risk factors for faster aging in the brain revealed in new study

Researchers from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Oxford have used data from UK Biobank…

Alzheimer’s can pass between humans in rare medical accidents, suggests study

Alzheimer’s can pass between humans in rare medical accidents, suggests study as explained in this Guardian article. Handful of…

Hope amid the hell of being a dementia carer

Fanny Johnston’s moving account of caring for her father resonates with readers, as these comments show.

“My father had dementia and I was his caregiver. Here’s what I wish I had known”

Cynthia Dearborn shares her insights in a Guardian article “My father had dementia and I was his caregiver. Here’s…

Blood tests for Alzheimer’s on the horizon

A new project called the “Blood Biomarker Challenge” pilots new blood tests in the NHS, as explained in this…

11 Key Factors Behind Dementia

A Guardian article, “Dementia risk study finds 11 key factors behind condition” explains what risk factors scientists have identified…

Strong coffee could prevent Alzheimer’s

An article “How strong coffee could prevent Alzheimer’s – even if it is in an espresso martini” is published…

Leisure Activities and the Risk of Dementia

This review and analysis by various researchers looks into Leisure Activities and the Risk of Dementia.

Another new Alzheimer’s drug on the horizon

Details of this new drug that slows the progression of the disease has been found, the BBCs health and…

Effects on carers for people with dementia

A Guardian article “‘Part of you dies as well’: the toll of caring for loved ones with dementia” describes…

Dementia Explained by the WHO (World Health Organization)

The World Health Organization has published an article on dementia. General facts, treatment and care, risk factors and prevention…

Is your lifestyle increasing your risk of dementia?

Recent research by the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric care suggests important lifestyle factors may be more important than age…

Patterns of lifespan weight gain/loss may predict dementia risk

Researchers from Boston University have been looking into the connection between changes in BMI (body mass index) over one’s…

The long awaited results of the new dementia drug have been presented

At the annual ‘Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease’ meeting in San Francisco, the progress of the latest research has…

The Basics about Dementia

The WHO (World Health Organisation) has put together a comprehensive factsheet concerning dementia. It can be used as a…

Our choice of food might not impact on our dementia risk

A new study of the American Academy of Neurology has found that the Mediterranean diet is not linked to…

Possible link between taking multiple medications and dementia diagnosis

Science Daily has just published an article “Study explores link between people taking multiple medications and dementia diagnosis”. The…

Distressing news about the effects a recent dementia diagnosis has on some people

A Guardian article “People with recent dementia diagnosis found to have higher suicide risk” summarises some recent research.

New Hope for People with Dementia and their Families

A BBC article “Alzheimer’s-slowing drug labelled historic” describes trial results of a drug appearing to slow Alzheimer’s disease.

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