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Judges and Physicians: views on Guardians for Dementia Patients

Judges and physicians have very different views about appointing a legal guardian for people with dementia: Published in the European…

Blood tests for diagnosing dementia a step closer for UK

Two world-class research teams will carry out countrywide trials to identify accurate and quick blood tests that can diagnose dementia,…

World’s first high-resolution brain developed by 3D printer

In a joint project between MedUni Vienna and TU Wien, the world's first 3D-printed "brain phantom" has been developed, which…

Call to dementia charity to navigate legal and financial challenges of the condition

The UK’s leading dementia charity has revealed people needing legal and financial help are amongst the top calls they received…

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…

Dementia: Top Tips for supporting someone at Christmas

Colourful decorations, carol singing, exchanging gifts, and catching up with friends and family – it’s all part of what makes…

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…

Brushing for brain health

Brushing for brain health: Recent research shows that how you brush your teeth could be linked to conditions such as…

WHO launches commission to foster social connection

The WHO has announced a new Commission on Social Connection, to address loneliness as a pressing health threat, promote social…

Public support for Alzheimer’s disease blood tests

Blood tests for diagnosing dementia would be much more acceptable to the public than current tests offered, according to a…

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…

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