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Women with dementia receive less medical attention

Women with dementia have fewer visits to the GP, receive less health monitoring and take more potentially harmful medication than men with ...

People living with dementia boosted by new guide to care

People with dementia and their carers can ask for the care they deserve with confidence after the launch of a new guide ...

Dementia on the downslide, especially among people with more education, study finds

Positive brain health trend may cushion blow on society, but doesn’t lessen impact on individual patients and caregivers, U-M researchers say ... Full story

Among antidementia drugs, memantine is associated with the highest risk of pneumonia

A recent study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that among users of antidementia drugs, persons using memantine have the highest risk of pneumonia. The use of rivastigmine patches is associated with an increased risk as well. ... Full story

Study: Structure of toxic tau aggregates determines type of dementia, rate of progression

  A new study demonstrates that toxic tau aggregates can be used to determine which type of dementia will occur, which regions of brain will be ... Full story

Common prostate cancer treatment linked to later dementia, researcher says

A new retrospective study of the health records of prostate cancer patients supports an association between androgen deprivation therapy and future risk of dementia. ... Full story

Increase in the number of people dying with dementia

Reported on the Government website : The proportion of people dying with a recorded dementia diagnosis has more than doubled since 2001. Figures show the number ... Full story

Unique dementia training collaboration

La Trobe University is helping to develop and enhance the skills of those who care for people with dementia thanks to a new training program. ... Full story

Dementia healthcare must adapt to tackle global dementia crisis

World Alzheimer Report 2016 calls for global transformation in healthcare for 
people with dementia A new report from Alzheimer’s Disease International, authored by researchers at King’s ... Full story

Living with dementia: life story work proves successful

A pioneering study led by researchers at the University of York’s Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) shows that life story work has the potential to help people with dementia. ... Full story

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