Two-thirds of GPs want to prescribe assistive technologies to their patients when they are diagnosed with dementia.
In part one of this two-part series, we speak to three experts in the field of dementia about whether eating a healthy, balanced diet could help stave off Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer’s Research UK has donated £370k to dementia researchers at the University of Exeter as part of a £3 million funding announcement to accelerate effective dementia treatments.
Treating hearing loss with hearing aids could protect against cognitive decline in older adults at greater risk of dementia, according to new research in the Lancet.
People who have a bowel movement every three days or more are at increased risk of cognitive decline, according to new research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Amsterdam.
Both long- and short-term use of menopausal hormone therapy, or HRT, is linked to an increased risk of dementia, according to a large study published in The BMJ.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a new briefing document which appears to show support for Eisai and Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s drug.
Eating a diet rich in wholegrains, vegetables, fruit and healthy fats, and low in red meat, could reduce the risk of dementia, research has found.
Alzheimer’s UK have developed a new tool which informs people about how to keep their brain healthy during their 40s and 50s and reduce the risk of dementia later in life
Black and South Asian UK adults with dementia are more likely to experience poorer outcomes and are typically diagnosed at a younger age than White UK adults, according to new research.
Dementia patients and people with Parkinson's disease are being asked to take part in a national study to investigate whether an anti-sickness drug could be used to treat hallucinations.
Noradrenergic drugs (including antidepressants and high blood pressure medication) used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be able to treat some aspects of Alzheimer's disease, according to new research.
The Health Secretary Sajid Javid has announced a new 10-year plan that aims to reduce the prevalence and severity of dementia in the UK.
Having 'meaning in life' and a 'sense of purpose' could lower the risk of developing dementia later in life, finds a review by researchers at the University College London (UCL).
Older adults with low levels of folate (vitamin B9) may be at heightened risk of dementia and death from any cause, according to a study published in the journal Evidence Based Mental Health.