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Understanding diabetes and brain health

Learn more about the link between diabetes and dementia, and what you can do to help protect your brain.


Spotting early signs that could be dementia – when should you worry?

What to lookout for if you’re worried about your loved ones and dementia this Christmas: Dr Tim Rittman explains the early signs and what to do next.

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Protecting brain health: supporting the search for a cure

Following the launch of our new Change The Ending campaign, we take a look at how brain health supports our search for a cure.

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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?


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.

Dr Scott Chiesa on stage at Alzheimer's Research UK's 2023 research conference

A day in the life of a brain health researcher

Dementia researchers are making new discoveries all the time, helping us better understand how to look after our brains. But have you ever wondered what they get up to every day?

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Walk for a cure – and for your brain health

Our supporter Hat Hewitt explains why it was important for her to walk for a cure – and how walking is part of her toolkit for looking after her brain health.

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Five things we’ve learnt about the nation’s brain health

This Dementia Action Week, we look back at what we’ve learnt from the Think Brain Health Check-in so far – and the actions people are taking to protect their brains.

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The big brain health check-in – your top questions answered

Following the launch of our Think Brain Health Check-in, we answer some of your top brain health questions.

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Introducing the Check-in, a tool for better brain health

Our Chief Executive Hilary Evans explains why we’re optimistic that the new Think Brain Health Check-in will help thousands take small steps towards better brain health.

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Kirsty Gallacher: I’ve checked-in on my brain health, now it’s your turn

Having seen the impact of dementia on her grandfather, TV and radio presenter Kirsty Gallacher is on a mission to get people to check in on their brain health and help reduce their risk of dementia. 

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Understanding your barriers to brain healthy habits – and how to overcome them

Building new habits is a journey and obstacles are to be expected. Samuel Salzer explains how we can overcome them.