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Overcoming global inequities in cognitive healthcare to combat dementia
CEO of ViewMind Inc, Mark Edwards, discusses overcoming global inequities in cognitive healthcare to combat the dementia epidemic.
A Bluetooth tracking device to aid in the search for older people who get...
Getting lost affects the quality of life of community-dwelling people with dementia and their caregivers – could a Bluetooth tracking device really help?
Dementia care needs are causing immense pressure
Dementia care needs are warping residential homes’ resilience and creating immense societal pressure - could the NHS-assured KareInn app help?
What is the optimal window for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease?
Dr. Gerardo Fernandez, CSO ViewMind Inc, investigates how early is too early for the detection of Alzheimer’s disease and how soon in the disease’s trajectory detection can make a meaningful difference in a patient’s prognosis.
New drug ‘Lecanemab’ slows the effects of Alzheimer’s disease
After decades of failure for Alzheimer’s researchers, Lecanemab could open the door to a new ear of drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease – the world's most common form of dementia.
Talk therapy to improve mental health in dementia patients
Could talk therapy help dementia patients improve their mental health? Research suggests that it is beneficial for anxiety and depression.
Consuming cranberries could improve memory and prevent dementia
Including cranberries in your diet has a whole host of benefits - it can improve memory and brain function, lower ‘bad’ cholesterol and prevent dementia.
Unlocking life-changing dementia treatments
Is better diagnosis the key to unlocking life-changing dementia treatments? Dr Susan Mitchell, Head of Policy at Alzheimer’s Research UK provides the answer.
PAVE: Global research study on epidemiology of Alzheimer’s disease
To improve understanding of the impact and epidemiology of Alzheimer’s disease, Project Alzheimer’s Value Europe (PAVE) demonstrates the prevalence of Alzheimer’s across the stages of the disease, including prodromal and preclinical – which aren’t recognised by previous studies.
Reduce risk of dementia through leisure activities
Dementia poses a risk to us all, but research shows that there are leisure activities that are scientifically proven to reduce risk of dementia.
Could using smartphones improve memory skills?
Using smartphones could improve memory skills by allowing individuals to free up memory for less important information.
Social isolation can increase risk of dementia by 26%
Social isolation can cause a higher risk of dementia, as it may develop lower brain volume in areas related to cognition.
Latinx with dementia: Getting the help you need
The Tension Between Cultural Values and Getting the Help You Need.
A Bluetooth tracking device to aid the search for older people with dementia who...
Getting lost can affect caregivers and families of older people with dementia – now, a Bluetooth tracking device can assist the search for their loved ones.
What we need to make breakthroughs in dementia research
David Thomas, Head of Policy (Access and Innovation) at Alzheimer’s Research UK, looks at what we need to make breakthroughs in dementia research.
Late-onset alcohol abuse can be symptom of dementia
According to new results in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, patients who start abusing alcohol in later life – after age 40 – maybe doing so due to underlying dementia
Latinx & dementia: The challenge of behavioural symptoms
Dr Lynn Woods, Professor in the Department of Doctoral Programs, School of Nursing, Azusa Pacific University, provides further analysis of Latinx developing dementia, including systems of healing & the challenge of behavioural symptoms.
The importance of dementia day care services during COVID-19
Professor Timothy Kwok, Director of the Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing, and Research Manager Ms Bel Wong, explain the necessity of dementia day care services during the pandemic.
Lowest global rates of dementia in Indigenous communities
The healthier pre-industrial lifestyles which Indigenous communities live by present solutions in preventing Alzheimer’s and dementia – as seen in their lower rates of the disease.
How to help someone living with dementia understand the COVID-19 pandemic
Kym Ward, Dementia Project Coordinator at The Brain Charity, offers insight into how to support those living with dementia during times of uncertainty and isolation.