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A clinical trial of almost 3,000 older people has found no benefit of vitamin B12 on memory and thinking over a two year period.
A US study has shown that an antibody being explored for its potential to fight Alzheimer’s disease is capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier in non-human primates.
A study in mice has suggested that diabetes drugs may be useful in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
A new study has shed light on how a hallmark Alzheimer’s protein may cause brain cells to die.
A large study in the United States suggests that traumatic head injury in mid-life onwards can increase dementia risk.
A small clinical trial has shown that in older people, a diet supplemented with cocoa flavanols may help blood flow in a brain region important for memory.
Over £8m of funding for projects to improve the early detection and diagnosis of dementia has been announced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
A study from researchers in Italy suggests a link between sleep quality and cognitive decline in people who have Alzheimer’s disease. The study is published on 13 October in the journal JAMA Neurology.