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Alzheimer’s

Dementia: New Year Health MOT

Dementia is the UK’s biggest killer, and one in three people born in the UK today will develop the condition…

Bruce Willis’s diagnosis sees 2023 web spike in interest in rare dementia

‘Bruce Willis effect’ – Die Hard star’s diagnosis sees 2023 web spike in interest in rare dementia.  The UK’s leading…

COVID-19 infection alters gene transcription of olfactory mucosal cells in Alzheimer’s disease

A new study identifies alterations in the transcriptomic signatures in human olfactory mucosal cells of individuals with Alzheimer's disease following…

Heart-breaking Christmas for people with dementia

Christmas changed forever as a third of people with dementia are unable to visit loved ones and 25% are no…

Local authorities failing to meet national dementia diagnosis ambition

Over 50% of local authorities in England are falling short of the national dementia diagnosis target leaving hundreds of thousands…

How to support a person with dementia during fireworks

For a person with dementia, loud noises can confuse, scare or trigger unwanted past memories. Read Alzheimer’s Society’s top tips…

Misconceptions about caring for someone with Alzheimer’s

As we enter this year’s World Alzheimer’s Month 2023, new research from Lottie has revealed the biggest misconceptions about caring…

What is Dementia?

Dementia is the name for a group of symptoms that commonly include problems with memory, thinking, problem solving, language and…

Brain stimulation project could treat wide range of neurological disorders

Researchers from the University of Glasgow are part of a cross-Europe project which is aiming to develop a revolutionary new…

Mushrooms magnify memory by boosting nerve growth

Mushrooms magnify memory by boosting nerve growth: Researchers from The University of Queensland have discovered the active compound from an…

Stranded dolphins show signs of Alzheimer’s

Stranded dolphins show signs of Alzheimer’s: The brains of three different species of stranded dolphins show classic markers of Alzheimer’s…

The Bionics Institute depression trial for dementia

The Bionics Institute is preparing to launch a world-first clinical research trial to investigate whether a treatment for depression could…