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Risk of dementia significantly exacerbated by eye conditions

A novel study has indicated that a plethora of eye conditions may potentially increase the risk of developing dementia. The research, published in the British...
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Experiential training: What does it feel like to have dementia?

Training 2 Care’s unique experiential training provides users with a glimpse of what it is like to live as a person with dementia or...
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WHO report highlights global failings in dementia support

Support for people with dementia and their families is lacking across the globe, a recent World Health Organization (WHO) report has shown. The WHO has...
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Poor diet and lack of exercise could increase dementia risk

An unhealthy diet and lifestyle could heighten the risk of cognitive decline and diseases such as dementia, new research has suggested. In a study led...
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Widespread pain linked to heightened risk of dementia and stroke

Widespread pain, a common subtype of chronic pain, is associated with an increased risk of dementia and stroke, a new study has found. New research...
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New AI technology can detect dementia in early stages

New artificial intelligence (AI) tools that can detect dementia before symptoms appear could aid in preventing the disease, researchers say. A team led by Professor...
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Antipsychotic drug could reduce dementia-related psychosis symptoms

The benefits of an antipsychotic treatment for people with dementia-related psychosis have been demonstrated in a new study. A clinical trial has tested the efficacy...
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Blood test developed to distinguish patients with frontotemporal dementia

Scientists have demonstrated, for the first time, that a blood test is able to detect frontotemporal dementia. Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland have...
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Decline in incidences of dementia and heart failure in RA patients

The risk of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) developing dementia or heart failure has declined significantly since the 1980s, new research has shown. Two groups...
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World-first study finds drug to halt dementia after head injuries

Scientists have identified a drug to halt the development of dementia in athletes who have sustained multiple head injuries. In the world-first international study, researchers...
Repairing stroke and Alzheimer’s disease damage with stem cell therapy

Repairing stroke and Alzheimer’s disease damage with stem cell therapy

A new study has demonstrated the ability of an experimental stem cell therapy to repair brain damage and improve memory function that can be...
Rapid detection of cognitive impairment and dementia with new test

Rapid detection of cognitive impairment and dementia with new test

A team of researchers have developed a new screening test that can rapidly detect mild cognitive impairment and dementia. The team from Kanazawa University has...
Could a healthy heart help to prevent dementia?

Could a healthy heart help to prevent dementia?

New research suggests that a health heart earlier in life can help to prevent or delay dementia later in life. A team of researchers at...

The Chinese University of Hong Kong: Osteoporosis care and control

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control (JOCOC) aims to promote healthier bones for all and an...
People with dementia and carers harmed by COVID-19 social cuts

People with dementia and carers harmed by COVID-19 social cuts

New research from the University of Liverpool has quantified the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the availability of social support, finding that the...
Australian and UK researchers identify new dementia biomarker

Australian and UK researchers identify new dementia biomarker

Researchers have identified a new biomarker for dementia which they believe could lead to therapeutic treatments for the condition. Medical researchers in the UK and...
More research is needed into COVID-19 dementia deaths

More research is needed into COVID-19 dementia deaths

More research is needed to see whether the increased number of deaths from dementia in the UK is linked to the COVID-19 virus. Two-thirds of...
How telehealth is providing a digital solution for dementia care

How telehealth is providing a digital solution for dementia care

A new study has highlighted the efficacy of telehealth for dementia care, which researchers say can be just as effective as face-to-face visits. A new...
New tool can help predict risk of death for dementia patients

New tool can help predict risk of death for dementia patients

A new tool has been designed that can predict risk of death for dementia patients, as well as potential admission to a long-term care...
Brain inflammation may be linked to several different forms of dementia

Brain inflammation may be linked to several different forms of dementia

According to a new study, brain inflammation may be linked to a number of different forms of dementia. Brain inflammation may be more widely implicated...

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