Having depression may nearly double the risk of developing dementia
later in life, new research suggests.
Experts know that the two conditions often co-exist, but Read More..
Alzheimer’s Society has found that although 1 in 3 people over 65 will die with dementia, almost a third (31%) of people would not know how to get information and support if they received a diag Read More..
Dementia ‘losing out’ to cancer in funding stakes Each dementia patient costs the economy £27,647 each year Dementia now costs the UK economy twice as much as cancer but gets a fraction of the fu Read More..
Funding for dementia research actually fell in the year after the Government pledged to make it a priority, says a damning report by MPs.
Three years on, dementia is still rated as less Read More..
Caring for loved ones with dementia is physically and emotionally demanding. Dementia is a chronic illness with no cure presently but there are treatments available to manage the symptoms and slow Read More..
David Blunkett has pledged to leave his brain to scientists for dementia research.
The former Home Secretary is supporting a campaign to draw attention to the severe shortage of brains ne Read More..