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No link between playing position or retirement age and CTE in ex-American football or ice hockey players
Scientists in Canada could find no link between ice hockey and American footballers’ playing position and development of CTE
Alzheimer’s Research UK ‘extremely concerned’ by drop in dementia diagnosis rate, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic
Alzheimer’s Research UK warns the drop in the number of people receiving a diagnosis for dementia since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic is ‘extremely concerning’.
A clinical trial found a diet supplemented with cocoa flavanols– naturally occurring compounds found in cocoa beans – may improve memory
Alzheimer’s Research UK says the government must focus on improving the public’s brain health to reduce the number of people developing dementia, as part of its strategy to reform the NHS.
‘Hero’ Frank Rothwell, 70, raises £1 million for Alzheimer’s Research UK after completing his 3,000-mile row across the Atlantic Ocean
Grandfather Frank Rothwell has reached his £1 million dream fundraising target for Alzheimer’s Research UK – just days after completing his epic 3,000-mile solo row across the Atlantic Ocean.
Researchers find that people with high blood pressure that gets even higher at night are at increased risk of dementia.
70-year-old Atlantic solo rower raises over £720,000 as he completes his 3,000-mile row for dementia research
Frank completes his 3,000-mile Atlantic row after 56 days at sea
Alzheimer’s Research UK welcomes Scottish government’s pledge to research why so many people with dementia have died from COVID-19
Alzheimer’s Research UK has welcomed the Scottish government’s plan to support people with dementia affected by COVID-19
In early-stage research, scientists in the US have found that a potential drug compound ISRIB helps improve memory in mice with features of Alzheimer’s disease. The research is reported in Science Signalling today (Tuesday 2 February). What did the researchers look for? Proteins are essential for living and must continually be created throughout our lives.…
A team of scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) led by Prof Michael Hornberger will investigate how everyday car driving changes in those over 65. The researchers will establish whether and how thinking and spatial navigation changes impact everyday driving. The team are currently recruiting online for volunteers to take part in the…