UK DRI invests £1.5 million into Huntington’s Disease
A progressive new research programme has just been funded by UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI), in its first investment in Huntington’s disease since the Institute was established last year.
1,400 people with dementia stranded in hospital over Christmas
At least 1,400 vulnerable people will spend Christmas on a hospital ward - well enough to go home, but trapped because of a social care system starved of funding.
UK Dementia Research Institute – improving lives today and tomorrow
Under the leadership of Professor Bart De Strooper, the UK Dementia Research Institute aims to revolutionise the way we diagnose and treat dementia and improve quality of life for everyone affected.
Study suggests urea is a cause of dementia
A study published yesterday (11 December) has suggested that a build-up of urea in the brain could be a major cause of dementia.
Uniting for change: Our round table event to deliver social care reform
Last week, we brought together civil servants with charities, academics, think-tanks and insurance companies in a landmark event on social care reform.
Study suggests links between hearing loss and dementia - Alzheimer's Society comment
A study published today (7 December) has suggested that hearing loss could be a risk factor for cognitive decline or dementia.