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Travellers to Unimaginable Lands by Dasha Kiper review – how dementia changes lives
A clinical psychologist turns the spotlight on caregivers in this profoundly compassionate study

Alex Clark

22, Mar, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Footballers 50% more likely to develop dementia, study finds
Neurodegenerative disease diagnosed in 9% of players in Sweden’s top men’s division compared with 6% of control sample

Anna Bawden

16, Mar, 2023 @11:30 PM

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Mediterranean diet may lower dementia risk by a quarter, study suggests
Data from more than 60,000 Britons suggests plant-rich diet may help regardless of person’s genetic risk

Rachel Hall

14, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The battle to boost our deep sleep – and help stop dementia
The biological ‘brainwashing’ that happens while you are sleeping is crucial for filtering out toxins. Here’s how to optimise your overnight cycle

Linda Geddes

13, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Exercise, avoid bangs and invent fairy stories’: Henry Marsh’s guide to keeping brains healthy
The neurosurgeon spent decades making people’s brains better, but a scan led him to focus on the factors that stave off cognitive decline and boost quality of life

Tim Jonze

11, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Don’t forget to floss: the science behind dementia and the four things you should do to prevent it
A picture is emerging of a healthy lifestyle which is key to the condition’s prevention – exercise, being sociable, and looking after your ears

Ian Sample Science editor

11, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Seven healthy habits may help cut dementia risk, study says
Researchers present initial findings from study that followed thousands of US women for about 20 years

Andrew Gregory Health editor

27, Feb, 2023 @9:00 PM

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Patients losing out amid slump in NHS clinical trials, warn top clinicians
UK falls from fourth to 10th place in phase III trials amid ‘ossified’ bureaucracy and stretched health service

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

27, Feb, 2023 @2:33 PM

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Distressed dementia patients don’t belong in hospital wards, but there are often no other options in Australia | Kate Gregorevic
We need to fix the aged care system to properly look after for those with dementia, and their carers

Kate Gregorevic

24, Feb, 2023 @1:39 AM

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Dementia now causes greatest burden of illness, injury and premature death in older Australians
Condition overtakes coronary heart disease with 62% rise in number of healthy years lost since 2011, report finds, causing significant impact on carers and families

Donna Lu Science writer

22, Feb, 2023 @1:01 PM

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Could Alzheimer’s be caused by an infection?
Research into the disease has focused on plaques in the brain. But some scientists think viruses and bacteria play a role – and their work is gaining ground

David Cox

19, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Frontotemporal dementia: what is it and what is known about its causes?
Most cases are diagnosed when people are about 45-65 years old – earlier than many other forms of dementia

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

17, Feb, 2023 @12:54 PM

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