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New approach to avoid delaying future dementia treatments in the NHS

New approach to avoid delaying future dementia treatments in the NHS

Alzheimer’s Research UK has published a report today stating that the NHS could face significant practical and financial challenges in delivering future dementia treatments. In...
Risk of developing dementia identified through blood molecules

Risk of developing dementia identified through blood molecules

Researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio, US, have identified certain blood molecules that could help indicate the level of risk of...
Detecting early stages of Alzheimer's disease with new blood test

Detecting early stages of Alzheimer’s disease with new blood test

Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) have developed a new blood test that can diagnose the early stages of Alzheimer's...
Newcastle Initiative on Changing Age

Newcastle Initiative on Changing Age

Newcastle University began research into ageing with pioneering work on dementia in the 1960s and 1970s. The university was one of the first to recognise...
Failing to recognise own memory problems is a predictor of Alzheimer’s

Failing to recognise own memory problems is a predictor of Alzheimer’s

A team of researchers at McGill University, Canada, have confirmed that people susceptible to dementia who are unable to recognise their memory problems are...
New initiative to individualise treatment for Alzheimer's disease

New initiative to individualise Alzheimer’s treatment

A new innovative programme called the ‘Dementia Prevention Initiative’ (DPI) has been developed which aims to abandon generalised methods in favour of individualised Alzheimer’s...
Memory loss provides potential early Alzheimer’s identifier

Memory loss provides potential early Alzheimer’s identifier

A new cognitive test has been developed by the University of Exeter and University College London, UK, that helps detect subtle memory loss years...
Scientists have developed blood tests that can detect the build-up of toxic protein amyloid beta

Can blood tests find Alzheimer’s proteins?

Scientists have developed blood tests that can detect the build-up of toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease. The work published in the journal Nature...
Lifestyle change can prevent cognitive decline in APOE4 gene carriers

Lifestyle change can prevent cognitive decline in APOE4 gene carriers

A new study has found that having lifestyle counselling can prevent cognitive decline in those carrying the APOE4 gene, a common risk factor of...
Attacking this major gene could prevent Alzheimer’s

Attacking this major gene could prevent Alzheimer’s

The ApoE4 gene has been recognised as a major risk factor for Alzheimer’s; now, a new study has shown that targeting this gene would...
Is anxiety a warning sign of Alzheimer’s?

Is anxiety a warning sign of Alzheimer’s?

A new study out of Boston, US, has found that as well as conditions like depression, anxiety-based symptoms could be a sign of the...
Component of turmeric may help Alzheimer's drug testing

Component of turmeric may help Alzheimer’s drug testing

New research from the Salk Institute in California, US, has found key components within the popular curry spice turmeric which may be a vital...

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