Daughter's Music Video About Dementia Will Break Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've witnessed firsthand the devastating effects of dementia on a family member or friend, then Daughter's new music video will resonate deeply. ...

Use Your Head

Beth Britton | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Britton

Since we still know so very little about the many different types of dementia there is a huge amount of scope for research and development, and for informing the public about reliable ways in which they can reduce their risk of developing a type of dementia, and indeed many other common illnesses, conditions and diseases.

One In Three People Born This Year Will Develop Dementia, Study Suggests

PA | By Jane Kirby, Press Association Health Editor | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

One in three people born this year will develop dementia, according to new figures. The Alzheimer's Research UK charity warned of a "looming nation...

Alzheimer's Disease Could Be Infectious, Scientists Reveal

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

Alzheimer's Disease may be contractible through surgical instruments during medical procedures such as dentistry, researchers have claimed. New res...

This Blood Test Could Predict Dementia Risk

PA | By John von Radowitz, Press Association Science Correspondent | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A blood test for healthy ageing has been developed that could identify people who are growing old too fast and at risk of dementia. The genetic tes...

Body Mass Index Could Predict Alzheimer's Onset In Over 50s

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A new study has shown that, in people over 50, every unit increase in Body Mass Index (BMI) accelerates Alzheimer's onset by nearly seven months. A...

A Letter to My Grandma Who Has Alzheimer's Disease

Beth Prescott | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Beth Prescott

The first day you did not recognise me will stay with me forever, even though I wish I could forget it. It hurts to know you do not know who I am anymore. After the amazing time we had together, I guess I just do not want to believe it is over.

Could Table Tennis Be The Ultimate Treatment For Alzheimer's Disease?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Taking medication is currently the most common way to control and reduce symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, but it's far from ideal. Not only is medi...

'Exciting' Alzheimer's Drug Could Delay Progression Of Disease By 30%

PA | By Nina Massey and John von Radowitz, Press Association | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A drug which could slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease has proven successful in trials. The experimental drug solanezumab reduced ment...

The Reality of Alzheimer's Disease

Hannah Clarke | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Clarke

Nine years ago, my wonderful nan was diagnoses with Alzheimer's. In spite of a good 18 months plus of knowing in our hearts that the 'A' word as we called it, was the cause of nan's forgetfulness and confusion, her diagnosis was still a shock, if not a surprise.

Teenager Develops New Alzheimer's Test Which Warns Of Disease Before Symptoms Even Occur

The Huffington Post UK | Joe Jarnecki | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A 15-year-old school student has developed a test which could give up to 10 years warning of Alzheimers before symptoms even start to show. Krtin N...

Science Just Unlocked The Key To Reading People's Minds

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists are now able to read people's minds using MRI images of the brain that show specific patterns of neural activity. In an experiment condu...

Sir Terry Pratchett Stars In Alzheimer's Awareness TV Ad Campaign

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sir Terry Pratchett is posthumously starring in a hard-hitting TV ad campaign waging war on Alzheimer's - the disease which he died from in March this...

Powerful Ad Shows Just How Isolating Dementia Can Be

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Dementia is an isolating illness, and can be increasingly distressing for patients and loved ones when connections begin to break down. To highligh...

A Dementia Diary - It Could Be You One Day

Helen McEntire | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK
Helen McEntire

I love my job. It's not always easy but it's the most valuable job in the world, I'm empowering people to do just what they want to or what they are able to do - to live with dementia not suffer from it.

Society's Treatment of Those With Dementia Reflects on Us All

Pippa Kelly | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK
Pippa Kelly

Is it right that people with dementia are frequently plonked into armchairs in care homes where they sit gazing, unseeing and uncomprehending, at mindless daytime TV which some, if not most, of them would never dream of watching in their own homes?

Could Eating Cake Increase Your Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've got a sweet tooth, prepare for some bad news. New research suggests foods high in sugar, such as chocolate and cake, may increase an indi...

Sir Bruce Forsyth Speaks Out In Support Of Assisted Dying

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sir Bruce Forsyth has spoken out in support of assisted dying, saying that if he had Alzheimer’s disease or dementia he would would like the right t...

How Snoring Could Be Linked To Memory Loss Later In Life

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Heavy snoring and sleep apnea may be linked to memory loss and cognitive decline, according to a new study. The study found that people with sleep ...

How Obesity Could Reduce Your Risk Of Dementia

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We're accustomed to hearing about the health risks associated with being overweight, but a new study suggests obesity may have one health benefit. ...

Katie Hopkins, Here's 5 Things You Need To Know About Dementia

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Dementia finally got the recognition it deserved following the Oscar-winning success of Still Alice starring Julianne Moore, a story about a professor...

Erwin Mortier and Stammered Songbook

Ben Mirza | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ben Mirza

Erwin Mortier is a Flemish writer, whose work is sadly little known in the Anglosphere, but thanks to Pushkin Press that is changing. Erwin's literary style is unorthodox, always merging a diverse roster of themes to create stories that are deep with emotion. He has been dubbed the voice of his generation.

Even Katie Hopkins' Fans Think She's Gone Too Far With Her Heartless Comments About Dementia

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK

Professional provocateur Katie Hopkins has earned a stern rebuke from the head of a leading Alzheimer's charity for a series of "disgraceful" remarks ...

Why You Should Follow Popeye's Lead And Eat Spinach Every Day

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Popeye may have been on to something eating all that spinach. Eating just two portions of leafy greens per day can significantly help protect brain...

Alzheimer's Forgotten No More: A Conversation With J. Paul Henderson

Conor Mills | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Conor Mills

It used to be the Big C that people feared and talked about, but now it's the Big A. Roll over cancer and make way for Alzheimer's - a disease with real cajones, a disease without cure or effective treatment and one that puts you in the shade, old chum. The King is dead, long live the King!