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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.

High blood pressure in the over-90s may protect against dementia


Two studies assessing dementia risk in people over the age of 90 have found that developing high blood pressure at a very old age may not be a risk factor for developing the condition.

One in three cases of Alzheimer's could be prevented


Researchers have used the most up-to-date estimates for Alzheimer’s risk factors to advise that a third of Alzheimer’s cases could be prevented by changes to lifestyle.

Darlington adventurer takes on triple challenge for Alzheimer’s Research UK


Ahead of a 200 mile bike ride Iain Hodgson, from corporate charity partner AMEC, took on the National Three Peaks Challenge and swam the English Channel to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Darlington adventurer takes on triple challenge for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Could sense of smell be a clue to early Alzheimer’s?


New research suggests that changes in the ability to detect odours could be an early indication of Alzheimer’s disease.

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