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Why are we so afraid of dementia?

Dementia used to be called “the silent epidemic”, but it is no longer silent. It has become the subject of seemingly endless discussion...

  • 27/10/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dementia

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Ageing and Dementia Research Matters - An event to showcase the Clinical Research Network's Ageing and Dementia Research in partnership with Voice North

On Tuesday 25th April 2017, the NIHR Clinical Research Network hosted the inaugural Ageing and Dementia Research Matters event, in coll...

  • 09/10/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Dementia

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Millions awarded for Global Health Research into dementia

Experts in ageing have been awarded £2 million from the Department of Health to focus on dementia care and prevention on a global scale...

  • 04/08/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Dementia

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Meet the researcher - Dr Luis Peraza Rodriguez

Dr Luis Peraza Rodriguez, Research Associate in the Institute for Neurosciences. What is your main area of research? I do research on n...

  • 03/07/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dementia

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New international guidelines to identify dementia with Lewy bodies

New guidelines have been published on the clinical and physical indicators to help ensure patients with dementia with Lewy bodies get a...

  • 22/06/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dementia

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What it's really like to live with dementia

More than 225,000 people develop dementia every year – that’s roughly one person every three minute. At the moment, 850,000 people in t...

  • 29/05/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dementia

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Dementia Awareness Week 2017

For Dementia Awareness Week, we look back at the Dementia and Incontinence Matters event held last November as part of Patient Month. T...

  • 16/05/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dementia

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Meet the researcher - Dr Bruce Davenport

Dr Bruce Davenport is Research Associate in Media, Culture and Heritage, based in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Below ...

  • 08/05/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dementia

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How GPS devices can help find people with dementia when they get lost

Published on 10th January 2017 by Ruth Bartlett on The Conversation. Twenty-four satellites circle the Earth twice a day and transmit ...

  • 16/03/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Innovation for Ageing, Dementia, Big Data & Digital Health

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Air pollution exposure may increase risk of dementia

Published on 27th February 2017 by Caleb Finch and Jiu-Chiuan Chen on The Conversation. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain dise...

  • 15/03/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dementia

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Are you getting enough vitamin B1 to help fend off Alzheimer's?

Published on 27th January 2017 by Richard Hoffman on The Conversation. A feeling of apathy or being a little forgetful from time to tim...

  • 15/02/2017
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dementia, Healthy living & wellbeing

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Assessing Dementia Risk

I am a GP trainee with a special interest in dementia research - passionate about supporting people living with dementia to be diagnose...

  • 19/12/2016
  • Health & Social Care Research, Dementia

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