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New data highlight the changing prevalence in dementia across the world – headlines from Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014


Five studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014 this week reveal the changing face of dementia prevalence across the world. The research suggests fewer new cases in developed nations, but underestimates of prevalence in low and middle income countries.

G8 Dementia Summit legacy on the agenda at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference


Experts will share news of the global efforts being made to defeat dementia in the wake of the G8 Dementia Summit today (Tue 15 July), in a special session at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014.

Card games linked to better memory and larger brain volume


New research has linked participation in mentally stimulating activities, such as card games, with larger brain volumes and better cognitive scores.

More evidence that exercise can be a protective factor for dementia


Two studies, presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014, have concluded that physical activity at certain points of life may help to reduce the risk of dementia.

Poor sleep linked to dementia risk in older veterans


New research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014 suggests that sleep disturbances in older veterans may be a risk factor for dementia.

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