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1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer’s disease worldwide could be preventable

Research funded by the National Institute for Health Research has concluded that 1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer’s could potentially be prevented by addressing factors … Read more → – 1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer’s disease worldwide could be preventable

Global Dementia Legacy Event Slide Packs: Session 2

Session Two: Barriers to investment in research to find a disease modifying therapy or cure for dementia. This session aimed to set out key barriers … Read more → – Global Dementia Legacy Event Slide Packs: Session 2

Global Dementia Legacy Event Slide Packs: Session 4

Session Four: Exploring the financial mechanisms that can be harnessed to increase investment in dementia. This session explored ways in which financial mechanisms can be … Read more → – Global Dementia Legacy Event Slide Packs: Session 4

Global Dementia Legacy Event Slide Packs: Session 3

Session Three: To explore ways in which we can increase investment in innovation. In part 1 panellists highlighted ways in which they are seeking to … Read more → – Global Dementia Legacy Event Slide Packs: Session 3

Global Dementia Legacy Event Slide Packs: Session 5

Session Five: The next goal – towards Canada, France, Japan and the United States. This session provided a snapshot of the plans for future global … Read more → – Global Dementia Legacy Event Slide Packs: Session 5

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14 Jul: Delicious/dhdementia

Playing games or doing puzzles may help stave off Alzheimer's, study finds | The Guardian

Researchers find people playing cards, draughts and crosswords do better in learning, memory and information-processing tests Read more »Playing games or doing puzzles may help stave off Alzheimer's, study finds | The Guardian

14 Jul: Delicious/dhdementia

Eye tests 'could spot' early Alzheimer's disease | Telegraph

New research suggests eye checks could be used to identify those with early Alzheimer's disease long before any symptoms Read more »Eye tests 'could spot' early Alzheimer's disease | Telegraph

14 Jul: Delicious/dhdementia

Healthier living could prevent Alzheimer's | The Guardian

Three in 10 cases of Alzheimer's disease could be prevented if people led healthier lifestyles, exercising more and not smoking, research suggests. … Read more »Healthier living could prevent Alzheimer's | The Guardian

8 Jul: Delicious/dhdementia

Blood Test Progress for Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's Research UK

The team has discovered a protein ‘fingerprint’ in blood that could predict whether someone with mild memory problems may go on to develop … Read more »Blood Test Progress for Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's Research UK

24 Jun: Delicious/dhdementia

New mental health, dementia and neurology networks provide the tools for better health | DH Social care blog

Social care News is pleased to report that Public Health England (PHE)’s National Mental Health Dementia and Neurology Intelligence Networks … Read more »New mental health, dementia and neurology networks provide the tools for better health | DH Social care blog

19 Jun: Delicious/dhdementia

Treatment to delay dementia by five years would reduce cases by 33% | Alzheimer's Research UK

A new report – Defeat Dementia: The evidence and a vision for action – from Alzheimer’s Research UK, featuring analysis from Office of Health … Read more »Treatment to delay dementia by five years would reduce cases by 33% | Alzheimer's Research UK

19 Jun: Delicious/dhdementia

Alzheimer’s Research UK launches landmark £100m campaign | ARUK

On the day of the first legacy event of the G8 Dementia Summit, where health leaders have gathered in London to discuss investment in dementia, … Read more »Alzheimer’s Research UK launches landmark £100m campaign | ARUK

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