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Hearing loss and the link with dementia

If we address hearing loss, can we really decrease our risk of developing dementia? Mark Atkinson, Chief Executive Action of Hearing Loss investigates.
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Government announces £135 million investment in health research

New government investment in health research will help tackle the biggest challenges over the next 5 years, including dementia, obesity and mental health.
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Virtual reality can spot problems in early Alzheimer’s disease

The University of Cambridge found that virtual reality (VR) can identify early Alzheimer’s disease better than ‘gold standard’ cognitive tests currently in use.
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Up to 2 million will live with dementia by 2050

According to the Alzheimer Society 850,000 people in the UK have dementia but with 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 living with dementia, this is predicted to rise to over 2 million by 2050 as the population ages.
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NHS experts brought into care homes to stop overmedication

An army of experts have been recruited by NHS England to stop overmedication of care home residents, aiming to improve older people’s health and care under the NHS Long Term Plan.
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Defining dementia and Alzheimer’s in the 21st century

Paul Edwards, Director of Clinical Services at Dementia UK, explores what dementia actually means in the 21st century, including the all-important differences between dementia and Alzheimer’s.
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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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