Focused ultrasound may offer a new hope for Alzheimer’s disease treatment, research suggests.
Older people with diabetes and memory problems would benefit from using wearable glucose monitors, a study suggests.
Referees’ chief Mike Riley is set to argue the case for continuing to use pitchside monitors sparingly when he makes a VAR presentation to Premier League chairmen on Thursday.
Children under the age of 11 should avoid heading the ball, according to new advice for clubs from the Scottish Youth Football Association (SYFA).
The Premier League is looking into whether academy players of a certain age should be banned from heading a football and have emailed all 20 clubs in the wake of a recent study into the link between the sport and dementia.
An expert group has been set up to investigate whether concussion substitutes could be introduced to football.
Football must immediately ban heading for children 14 and under and permanently substitute any player who has suffered a head injury, according to former player Lenny Johnrose.
Football Association chairman Greg Clarke hopes concussion substitutes are introduced to the game “as quickly as possible” in the wake of a report which found a higher incidence of neurodegenerative disease among former footballers than in the general population.
Jeff Astle’s daughter was “staggered” to learn of a new study’s findings that former footballers are approximately three and a half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease than the general population.
Former footballers are approximately three and a half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease than the general population, according to a new study.
A study commissioned by the Football Association and the Professional Footballers’ Association published on Monday has established a link between football and dementia, 17 years after Jeff Astle died with what a coroner described as an “industrial injury”.
Former England striker Chris Sutton has accused Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor of failing his members and their families over the issue of dementia.
Former footballers are approximately three-and-a-half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease than the general population, according to a new study.
Aberdeen Art Gallery will be one of the city’s most accessible buildings when it reopens next month.
A new care home in Aberdeen will help prevent bed-blocking at a nearby hospital if plans are approved, according to the site’s developer.
John Middleton led a walk for Alzheimer’s two years after his Emmerdale character, who had been diagnosed with dementia, died.
The use of music playlists in A&E wards was found to have a calming effect on almost all elderly dementia patients in a trial.
NHS hospitals are stepping back in time with vintage makeovers to help dementia patients cope with stress and anxiety.
Watching re-runs of classic rugby matches could prove a tonic for older people, NHS England’s director for dementia has said.
Two-thirds of people think dementia is a normal part of ageing rather than a medical condition, a survey suggests.
The way someone walks could be used to identify the specific type of dementia a patient has, researchers have revealed.
Samuel L Jackson has called for support to end Alzheimer’s disease, the “cruel” condition that ravaged his family.
Dame Barbara Windsor has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to “sort out” dementia care as she prepares to make a rare public appearance – delivering an open letter to 10 Downing Street.
Alan Titchmarsh said gardening can help people living with Alzheimer’s after he featured one of the youngest people in the country to be diagnosed with dementia on his show.
Although the couple were married 12 years ago, Bill’s dementia means he cannot remember the relationship or even his wife’s name.
Two new toolkits to support ethnic minority communities in Aberdeen have been launched.
Intensive blood pressure control may be the key to brain health in later life, scientists say.
Middle-aged adults with healthy hearts have a lower risk of developing dementia later in life, a study suggests.
Being socially active in your fifties and sixties lowers your risk of developing dementia in later life, according to new research.
Nile Rodgers has signed up to help bring music to people suffering from dementia after witnessing how it “transformed” his mother.