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Research finds 18 million patients exposed to pollution

New figures show nearly 18 million patients are exposed to pollution, registered at GP surgeries with unsafe levels in the UK: read on to find out who is affected by these findings
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The challenges of living with a diagnosis of Cancer and Dementia

For this year’s World Cancer Day, we spoke to Admiral Nurse, Debby Veigas, around the challenges that caring for someone with dementia and cancer brings.
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Spotlight on tea’s top healthy ingredients

Tea is the nation’s favourite drink and for good reason: it not only tastes great, but it’s good for our wellbeing as it is full of healthy ingredients.
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Dementia assistance dogs – helping with the future of dementia care

Dementia assistance dogs can alter the way that care is provided to dementia patients as it becomes a growing issue in the UK, along with the pressures put on care homes
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Turning up the volume of the patient voice in dementia research

Dr James Pickett, Head of Research at Alzheimer’s Society presents the case for turning up the volume of the patient voice when it comes.
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Employees with early onset dementia are receiving a lack of support in the workplace...

Employees with early onset dementia face a lack of support at work and early dismissal, with those working in low paid employment losing their jobs earlier than those working in high paid roles, a large study has found
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Early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders: Where are we now?

Dr Gerry Morrow shares his thoughts on the current state of play when it comes to the early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders, and asks the questions, can we screen, and should we screen?
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Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease: The priorities for medical research

Dr Carol Routledge, Director of Research at Alzheimer’s Research UK charts the priorities for medical research when it comes to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
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Research into deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus: Towards a cure

Chief Executive for Action on Hearing Loss, Mark Atkinson charts the priorities for research into deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus towards a cure
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Halloween causes severe fear and confusion in dementia sufferers

Halloween is a fun time for many, dressing up, collecting as many sweets as possible and joining in on the community spirit. However, for dementia sufferers, Halloween can cause severe fear and confusion
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Six tips to support brain function

Clare Daley, nutritional therapist at Cytoplan provides her six top tips to support brain function and prevent cognitive decline which can lead to dementia
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A balanced approach to the global challenge of dementia

Dr Yves Joanette, Scientific Director at the CIHR Institute of Aging argues for a balanced approach when it comes to their collaboration-based approach to face the challenge of dementia
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Working to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Dr Richard Hodes, Director of the National Institute on Aging within the U.S. National Institutes of Health, explores the importance of working together to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
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Addressing hearing loss could reduce the risk of Dementia

In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day, hearing aid provider, Oticon, explains why successfully addressing hearing loss could reduce the risk of early on-set dementia
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Dementia care at The University of Salford

The Salford Institute for Dementia, based at The University of Salford aims to improve the lives of people affected by dementia, as this detailed analysis reveals
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Why more investment is needed to put people at the heart of dementia research

Colin Capper, Head of Research Development and Evaluation at Alzheimer’s Society, discusses why greater investment is needed in today’s dementia care research
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Autonomous in Old Age – Pfalzklinikum Day Centers for the Elderly

Pfalzklinikum is a service provider for mental health in the Palatinate in Southwest Germany. Its three certified day centers for the elderly focus on the promotion of cognitive and motoric skills.
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Greater research investment is needed for a dementia breakthrough

Dr Doug Brown, Chief Policy and Research Officer at Alzheimer’s Society, discusses why more investment is needed in dementia research
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People with dementia in rural communities increasingly isolated, says Alzheimer’s Society

Charity launches guide urging individuals and organisations in rural communities to take action to become more dementia friendly, for Dementia Action Week (21-27 May)
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Dementia research: Early diagnosis of brain disorders

Jon Snaedal, professor in Geriatric Medicine, Landspitali University Hospital in Reykjavik, Iceland shares his expertise on dementia research including the early diagnosis of brain disorders

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