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.
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Alzheimer’s Society urgently calls on social butterflies, shopaholics and nature lovers to volunteer with new matching style service.
Cat parasite linked to risk of Alzheimer’s disease
Research published in the current issue of the Journal of Parasitology suggests a potential link between a common parasite and Alzheimer’s disease.
Bilingual brains are more resilient to dementia cause by Alzheimer’s disease
Lifelong bilinguals have increased connectivity in certain areas of the brain that help to protect them from dementia, according to a study published on Monday 30 January.