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Dementia risk reduced by healthy lifestyle report shows

Alzheimer’s Disease International has published a report showing that dementia risk can be modified through reduction in tobacco use and better control and detection for … Read more → – Dementia risk reduced by healthy lifestyle report shows

Canada and France to host second Global Dementia Legacy Event

Following the G8 Dementia Summit in London in December 2013, Canada and France are co-hosting the second Global Action Against Dementia legacy event in Ottawa, … Read more → – Canada and France to host second Global Dementia Legacy Event

Alzheimer’s Society highlights cost of dementia diagnosis and treatment

The Alzheimer’s Society has published a report that estimates the total cost of dementia in the UK to be £26 billion a year. ‘Dementia UK: … Read more → – Alzheimer’s Society highlights cost of dementia diagnosis and treatment

WDC announce drive to speed up dementia research and increase investment

The World Dementia Council has announced the next steps in its drive to speed up dementia research and increase investment. The plans were agreed at … Read more → – WDC announce drive to speed up dementia research and increase investment

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17 Sep: Delicious/dhdementia

Greater risk of dementia for those with diabetes - Telegraph

Charities urge the public to take heed of 'mounting evidence' that a healthy lifestyle protects against dementia as study finds far greater risk for … Read more »Greater risk of dementia for those with diabetes - Telegraph

28 Aug: Delicious/dhdementia

Weight loss surgery 'reduces chance of Alzheimer's Disease' - Telegraph

Weight loss surgery could reduce the risk of Alzheimers’ disease, a new study suggests. Read more »Weight loss surgery 'reduces chance of Alzheimer's Disease' - Telegraph

27 Aug: Delicious/dhdementia

Five lifestyle changes 'could reduce dementia risk' - Telegraph

A jog, a Mediterranean diet, and learning a new hobby are among the top five tips to stave off dementia - but one in five Britons think there is … Read more »Five lifestyle changes 'could reduce dementia risk' - Telegraph

21 Aug: Delicious/dhdementia

Further evidence that obesity in middle age increases dementia risk - The Independent

Scientists have uncovered further evidence that being obese in middle age raises your risk of developing dementia later in life, with the latest … Read more »Further evidence that obesity in middle age increases dementia risk - The Independent

20 Aug: Delicious/dhdementia

Special film screenings to get people with dementia singing in the rain | The Guardian

A project in Lancaster giving those with dementia and their family members the chance to go out and enjoy movies together is proving a hit. Read more »Special film screenings to get people with dementia singing in the rain | The Guardian

7 Aug: Delicious/dhdementia

Low vitamin D 'boosts dementia risk' | BBC News

Older people who have a severe vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of developing dementia, a study has suggested. Read more »Low vitamin D 'boosts dementia risk' | BBC News

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

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