European study finds education does not protect against age related memory and thinking problems, Alzheimer’s Society responds
A European-wide study has found that whilst older people with a higher level of education have better memory function, it does not protect them from declines in memory as they age.
Biological link between high blood sugar and Alzheimer’s disease identified
Research published today, Thursday 23 February, in the journal Scientific Reports sheds new light on the biological links between dementia and high blood sugar, a common symptom of diabetes.
Praise for bravery of American entertainer David Cassidy
American singer and actor David Cassidy has revealed he is living with dementia.
Alzheimer's Society calls for action before the social care crisis damages more lives, echoing Age UK
Age UK has today (Thursday 16 February) issued a dire warning that social crisis will worsen over the coming years, with complete collapse in the worst affected areas happening as soon as next year.
Alzheimer's Society responds to Merck announcement on Verubecestat study
Today, the global healthcare company Merck has announced that it is stopping the EPOCH study, a phase 2/3 study evaluating Verubecestat in people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
Signs of dementia found in a small number of retired footballers
Research published today (Wednesday 1 February) in the journal Acta Neuropathologica, found evidence of neurological signs related to dementia in a small number of professional football players.