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Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has announced that a Labour government would place caring and support for carers at the heart of the NHS.
The World Alzheimer Report 2014 has called for health messages promoting brain health to be integrated into public awareness campaigns.
Two reports outline the cost of dementia in the UK and make recommendations to help those affected by dementia.
After 17 years of working for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the Chief Executive, Rebecca Wood is stepping down to seek a new challenge.
Newly-released figures suggest that the number of recorded cases of dementia in England has risen 62% in the last seven years.
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.
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.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, NICE, has begun a consultation on draft guidance for how to promote healthy behaviour during midlife to improve health and reduce dementia risk.
Stem Cell Research Centre one of a suite of new research initiatives to be announced today
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.