Alzheimer’s can pass between humans in rare medical accidents, suggests study as explained in this Guardian article.Handful of patients who received human growth hormone from deceased donors in now-banned practice went on to develop signs.
Fanny Johnston’s moving account of caring for her father resonates with readers, as these comments show.
Cynthia Dearborn shares her insights in a Guardian article "My father had dementia and I was his caregiver. Here’s what I wish I had known."
A new project called the "Blood Biomarker Challenge" pilots new blood tests in the NHS, as explained in this news item in The Independent "Alzheimer’s breakthrough as blood tests could be offered on NHS"
A Guardian article, "Dementia risk study finds 11 key factors behind condition" explains what risk factors scientists have identified and how they use them to predict the development of the condition.
An article "How strong coffee could prevent Alzheimer’s – even if it is in an espresso martini" is published in the Independent. It reports about new research findings.
This review and analysis by various researchers looks into Leisure Activities and the Risk of Dementia.
Details of this new drug that slows the progression of the disease has been found, the BBCs health and science correspondent explains in this article New Alzheimer's drug slows disease by a third.
A Guardian article "‘Part of you dies as well’: the toll of caring for loved ones with dementia" describes how a new drug could slow the pace of Alzheimer’s. Three people with experience of the disease explain their story and…
The World Health Organization has published an article on dementia. General facts, treatment and care, risk factors and prevention and self care are looked at in the article.