New Study Reveals Limited Public Understanding of Dementia Globally

Believing that dementia is a normal part of aging is the most common misconception about dementia, according to a new study conducted ...

Smart Emergency Scheme for People with Dementia

QuartrBack Project Combines Volunteer Work with Technology to Enable Social Inclusion and Health-promoting Exercise The QuartrBack project is to enable social inclusion and ...

Five tips on how to talk to kids about dementia

How do we talk to kids about dementia and what do they want to know? Jess Baker has some answers. ... Full story

Dementia experts reveal latest findings

Medical research experts will reveal the latest findings in their search to understand more about how dementia develops. ... Full story

Post-stroke protein linked with dementia

Increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease following attack ... Full story

Caring for people with dementia – a new Australian-first guide on respite care

Dementia Awareness Month is being marked at QUT with the launch today of a unique new national guide for carers which aims to help them get the most out of respite care when they need it most. ... Full story

Finding a treatment for Parkinson's disease dementia

University of Adelaide neuroscientists are leading a world-first study into a form of dementia experienced by many Parkinson’s disease suffers, which is expected to ultimately lead to a new therapy for the condition. ... Full story

Jammed Up Cellular Highways May Initiate Dementia and ALS

Molecular therapy partially relieves havoc wreaked by gene mutation in human and fly cells ... Full story

Awareness of Memory Loss May Decline 2-3 Years Before Dementia Onset

MINNEAPOLIS – People who will develop dementia may begin to lose awareness of their memory problems two to three years before the actual onset of the disease, according to a new study published in the August 26, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study also found that several dementia-related brain changes, or pathologies, are associated with the decline in memory awareness. ... Full story

New breed of Australian plum promising in fight against dementia

Researchers test Queen Garnet Plum juice on blood pressure and memory in one of the first human trials on the new ‘superfood.’ ... Full story

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