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Axon Neuroscience announces positive results from Phase II trial for a cure to Alzheimer’s Disease – Alzheimer’s Society comments.  On 9th September 2019, Axon Neuroscience has announced the results of the Phase II trial for AADvac1, its first-in-class vaccine aimed...
Protein tangles linked with dementia seen for the first time in patients’ brains after a single head injury, according to Alzheimer's Society.  Scientists have visualised for the first time protein ‘tangles’ associated with dementia in the brains of patients who have...
Elderly people would feel more in control of their lives if they thought about a future move to assisted accommodation or residential care before health problems force them to. This is according to new research from the University of...
Dame Barbara Windsor and Scott Mitchell stand with Alzheimer’s Society at No.10 to demand dementia care reform.  Dame Barbara Windsor and her husband Scott Mitchell as well as Alzheimer's Society CEO Jeremy Hughes and Director of Policy Sally Copley met with...
Moving more in old age may protect brain from dementia - Alzheimer's Society comments.  A study by Rush University Medical Centre, published today in Neurology, suggests that older adults who move more than average - either in the form of daily exercise or...
A study published today in Neurology Clinical Practice found that brief cognitive tests, used in primary care settings to evaluate memory and thinking in order to identify whether people are likely to have dementia, may often be wrong.  Researchers found that different...
Employees with early onset dementia are receiving a lack of support in the workplace and early dismissal, according to research.  Those working in low paid employment are losing their jobs earlier than those working in high paid roles, a large...
Low-protein high-carb diet shows promise for healthy brain ageing – is this true? Comments from Alzheimer's Society… Low-protein high-carbohydrate diets may be the key to longevity, and healthy brain ageing in particular, according to a new mice study from the...
It's World Alzheimer’s Month – do your bit with these five ideas to fundraise and raise awareness.  September is World Alzheimer’s Month, a campaign organised by Alzheimer’s Disease International to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. If you want...
Congratulations to Peter Berry and Jan Dodd who cycled from Wales to Suffolk in June (covering over 330 miles) to raise vital funds for YoungDementia UK. There are over 42,000 young people (under the age of 65) diagnosed with...

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