Research at Imperial College London is exploring the link between head injury and dementia
In awareness-raising messages about dementia, the spotlight typically rests on Alzheimer’s disease as the most common cause of dementia, helping people to learn more about the condition and working to break down the stigma that surrounds it. However, at Alzheimer’s Research UK, you’ll often see “the power to defeat dementia” next to our logo because…
Researchers at the University College London are developing a pilot trial to ensure people with hearing loss and mild cognitive dementia start and continue to use hearing aids. They will follow-up to evaluate its effectiveness in reducing the risk of dementia.
Researchers at the University of East Anglia are exploring the effects of exercise and Mediterranean style diet on dementia risk. This project is now complete and we are awaiting the results.
Researchers at the University of Manchester are developing a tool that could be used to identify people who would benefit from early preventative measures and develop personalised information to help individuals reduce their risk of dementia.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge are exploring an whether an internet based intervention could encourage healthy lifestyle changes in people aged over 75, who are at a higher risk of developing dementia.
Researchers from UCL are revealing crucial insights into why the protein ‘tau’ behaves unusually in diseases like Alzheimer’s and FTD.
Researchers from University College London are investigating one of the hallmark proteins of frontotemporal dementia.
Forgetfulness and confusion are often the first things that come to mind when we hear the word dementia. But what about a shift in personality or a lack of empathy?