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You may have heard fish is good for brain health- but what’s the evidence?

In our latest blog, we explore research looking at our diet and whether eating foods like fish can reduce our risk of dementia.

Candice Brown shares three healthy recipes for your brain health

Challenge your brain with a healthy recipe to chew over, created by Alzheimer’s Research UK supporter and Great British Bake Off winner, Candice Brown.

Iceland backs brain health

Richard Walker, Managing Director of Iceland Foods and Alzheimer’s Research UK Ambassador, writes about a collaboration with Alzheimer’s Research UK to promote brain health this World Alzheimer’s Month.

No ordinary mid-life crisis

Shelle Luscombe is fundraising for Alzheimer’s Research UK after supporting both her parents following diagnoses of dementia.

The science behind staying sharp

Staying sharp is one of our three simple rules for better brain health, but what does this mean in practice?

Air pollution and brain health, is it all smoke and mirrors?

You may have read news stories about a link between air pollution and neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. But what’s the nature of this link?

How quitting smoking could be the next step you take for better brain health

If you smoke and have thought about quitting, or you’re just interested in learning about the science behind smoking and dementia, this is the post for you.

‘Find your tribe’ – Anneka’s brain health challenge

TV star and broadcaster Anneka Rice tells us why looking after her brain health is such an important part of her life after caring for both her parents with dementia, and why it’s good to terrify yourself sometimes.

How does your hearing affect dementia risk?

In 2020, a study reviewing risk factors for dementia suggested people with unaddressed midlife hearing loss may be up to five times more likely to have the condition than those without hearing loss.

Dreaming of a world without dementia: all you need to know about sleep and dementia

Getting a good night’s sleep can help us feel sharper and healthier, but the links between sleep and dementia are complex. In this post we explore the latest research.