Dementia

Science searches for signs of dementias

Eight new research projects, that will explore a variety of techniques and technology aimed at improving detection and diagnosis of dementias, are ...

Kingston University design expert unveils new guide highlighting ways sensory rooms can improve dementia care

The researchers recommend that care homes catering for people with dementia set aside special areas to stimulate sight, sound, touch, taste, smell ...

Multi-sensory environment research influences dementia care

Research being released this week at the Inside Out Festival in London is set to shed new light on the positive impact multi-sensory environments can have when caring for people living with dementia. ... Full story

Gait and dementia link confirmed

Researchers at Newcastle University have found a definitive link between gait - the way someone walks - and early changes in cognitive function in people with Parkinson's disease. ... Full story

Cold sore virus increases the risk of dementia

Infection with herpes simplex virus increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at Umeå University claim this in two studies in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia. ... Full story

Dementia-care MOOC set to transform more lives

The world's first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on dementia is changing lives, literally. ... Full story

Stopping a tsunami - world first effort to prevent dementia in high-risk people

Dementia will soon engulf more than 100 million people across the globe, but an international research group is leading a world-first effort to prevent dementia in people who are at high risk of this insidious disease. ... Full story

Worldwide unique technology project on dementia

A research project at Lulea University of Technology will study how sensors can be used to better understand people with beteendemässiga- and psychiatric disorders associated with dementia. ... Full story

Memory Slips May Signal Increased Risk of Dementia Years Later

MINNEAPOLIS – New research suggests that people without dementia who begin reporting memory issues may be more likely to develop dementia later, even if they have no clinical signs of the disease. ... Full story

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