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Posted on 24 Sep

Labour Party pledges increased support to help tackle long-term care needs

Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has announced that a Labour government would place caring and support for carers at the heart of the NHS.

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Posted on 16 Sep

World Alzheimer Report highlights evidence for reducing dementia risk

The World Alzheimer Report 2014 has called for health messages promoting brain health to be integrated into public awareness campaigns.

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Posted on 09 Sep

New statistics reveal impact of dementia in the UK

Two reports outline the cost of dementia in the UK and make recommendations to help those affected by dementia.

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Posted on 20 Aug

Rebecca Wood steps down as Chief Executive of Alzheimer’s Research UK

After 17 years of working for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the Chief Executive, Rebecca Wood is stepping down to seek a new challenge.

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Posted on 30 Jul

Recorded dementia cases in England increase 62% in seven years

Newly-released figures suggest that the number of recorded cases of dementia in England has risen 62% in the last seven years.

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Posted on 15 Jul

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.

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Posted on 15 Jul

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.

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Posted on 15 Jul

NICE considers how to encourage midlife health to avoid dementia

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, NICE, has begun a consultation on draft guidance for how to promote healthy behaviour during midlife to improve health and reduce dementia risk.

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Posted on 18 Jun

Leading dementia charity launches landmark £100m campaign

Stem Cell Research Centre one of a suite of new research initiatives to be announced today

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Posted on 17 Jun

Alzheimer’s Research UK backs call for united action to boost dementia research

Alzheimer’s Research UK has welcomed a call from the World Dementia Envoy, Dr Dennis Gillings, for international action to secure new investment in dementia research.

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