Dementia rates show signs of falling in US and Europe

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

There is growing evidence that the dementia crisis may not be as bad as first feared, say researchers.

Dementia game 'shows lifelong navigational decline'

Posted in Science on 18th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

The world's largest dementia research experiment, which takes the form of a video game, has indicated the ability to navigate declines throughout life.

Dementia now leading cause of death in England and Wales

Posted in Medicine on 15th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in England and Wales, latest figures reveal.

'Dementia link to sudden low blood pressure and dizziness'

Posted in Medicine on 12th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

People who experience frequent drops in blood pressure or dizziness when suddenly standing up are at increased risk of dementia, scientists say.

Pollution particles 'get into brain'

Posted in Science on 7th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

The finding, described as "dreadfully shocking" by the researchers, raises a host of new questions about the health risks of air pollution.