Dementia overtakes heart disease as biggest killer

July 18, 2017 admin 0

Dementia is now the most common couse of death in England, overtaking heart disease, according to new data released by Public Health England (PHE). PHE […]

Epilepsy Drug Normalizes Brain Activity in Alzheimer’s Disease

July 6, 2017 admin 0

Abnormal brain activity characteristic of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can be “normalized” with a single intravenous infusion of high-dose levetiracetam (LEV) (multiple brands), although […]

Hollywood star Ian McShane unites with Alzheimer’s Society

June 30, 2017 admin 0

Hollywood actor Ian McShane has united with Alzheimer’s Society to help families affected by dementia – in memory of his Manchester United hero dad. The […]

Spotting the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s

June 30, 2017 admin 0

Work is about to begin on a new study to find the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease, many years before symptoms like memory loss and […]

Burglars preyed on elderly people with dementia

June 14, 2017 admin 0

Three burglars who preyed on elderly people with dementia over Christmas, in some cases assaulting and threatening them with weapons, have been jailed. The crimes […]

Eating salmon and sardines ‘prevents Alzheimer’s disease’

May 30, 2017 admin 0

Eating plenty of salmon, mackerel and sardines prevents Alzheimer’s disease by boosting blood flow to specific areas of the brain, a study shows. Scientists used […]

Dementia and cancer deaths set to soar in England and Wales

May 23, 2017 admin 0

Research says projected rise will put NHS under intense pressure with a 42% increase in number of people needing palliative care Deaths from dementia and […]