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Dogs can get dementia – but lots of walks may lower the risk

Image: Chi - Courtesy June Greaves Dogs get dementia too. But it’s often difficult to spot. Research published yesterday shows how common it is, especially in...

What allegations of Alzheimer’s research fraud mean for patients

Image: Inflammatory cells surrounding amyloid plaque and activation of astrocytes, critical in maintaining the brain health. Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Author provided (no reuse) Alzheimer’s disease...

We asked two experts to watch The Father and Supernova. These new films show the fear and loss that come with dementia

 Olivia Coleman and Anthony Hopkins in The Father (2020) IMDB Two new films explore the fear of forgetting, loss of control, and other complexities that...

Six things you can do to reduce your risk of dementia

Challenging and training your brain is important to prevent dementia risk. Photo by rawpixel.com on Unsplash An ageing population is leading to a growing number...

What causes Alzheimer’s disease? What we know, don’t know and suspect

A hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is gradual deterioration of memory. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, which is an umbrella term...