A recent study has suggested that there is no link between the level of education and a person’s risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
Currently, in the UK there are more than 850,000 people living with dementia and this number is expected to rise to more than a million by 2025.
The Government has recently announced that the NHS will be running a trial to access how data from smart meters could help monitor dementia patients at home.
A new study has warned that sleep deprivation can accelerate the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, as the rise in tau proteins in the brain has been associated with the neurodegenerative disease.
Although there is still no cure for dementia, health experts do recommend certain lifestyle changes to help reduce the risk of dementia. One method that is often encouraged is brain training, as this could prevent individuals from developing dementia.
Recent research has found that during exercise a hormone called irisin is released, which may be able to protect against Alzheimer’s disease.
The Royal Mail has recently launched a new trial scheme where its postmen and postwomen will be calling upon residents on their rounds.
For people with dementia, this festive period can be a difficult time, below the Alzheimer’s Society has provided advice on how to help your loved one with dementia enjoy the festive period. Gradually put up the decorations Putting up the…
An extensive study followed nearly 28,000 men for 20 years and examined how their fruit and vegetable consumption affected their brain power.
According to a new study at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), USA, scientists have identified the gene recombination in neurons that produce thousands of new gene variants within Alzheimer’s disease brains.