Blue badge scheme could be extended to cover autism and dementia

January 22, 2018 admin 0

National Autistic Society’s Sarah Lambert: Blue badges give “reassurance” People with hidden disabilities such as dementia and autism could be given blue badge parking permits […]

Alzheimer’s breakthrough: Scientists discover the ‘ground zero’ of the disease in a vulnerable set of immune cells – paving the way to a cure

December 22, 2017 admin 0

Alzheimer’s disease is caused by immune cells in the brain triggered by inflammation, according to a breakthrough discovery. The new research could lead to the […]

Man jailed after stealing thousands from elderly man with dementia

December 4, 2017 admin 0

James Morris Credit: GMP A man who stole thousands of pounds from a vulnerable elderly man with dementia has been jailed. James Morris took control […]

Six things you need to know about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

November 27, 2017 admin 0

What is dementia? Dementia is not a disease but a set of symptoms that can include progressive memory loss, confusion and personality change. The condition […]

Bill Gates sets sights on cure for Alzheimer’s with $50m investment

November 14, 2017 admin 0

‘This is a frontier where we can dramatically improve human life. It’s a miracle that people are living so much longer, but longer life expectancies […]

Multi-Gene Test May Predict Dementia: Try these Memory Boosting Foods

September 26, 2017 admin 0

Would you have imagined that one can predict who will suffer from dementia or cognitive decline? Not really, right? According to a study published in […]

Police concerned for missing County Durham man who has dementia

September 26, 2017 admin 0

Have you seen this man? John Everatt, who suffers from dementia, hasn’t been seen since around 12pm on North Road in Durham on September 25. […]

Do you have the protein which may cause Alzheimer’s disease?

September 14, 2017 admin 0

New treatment for serious diseases are being found all the time – here’s your chance to make a difference to Alzheimer’s research New treatment for […]

UK Government told not to cut benefits for Frank’s Law claimants

September 11, 2017 admin 0

HEALTH Secretary Shona Robison has called on the UK Government to rule out cuts to disability payments for people set to benefit from a change in the […]