People who have experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are up to twice as likely to develop dementia later in life, according to a new study.
Almost half of Scots have not taken any steps to keep their brain healthy, a survey has found.
A north-east MSP has claimed care home residents are “losing the will to live” after constituents contacted him complaining of a lack of social interaction for their elderly relatives.
Scottish Dementia Alumni awarded £5,000 grant to help GPs better support people living with the disease
A group of people living with dementia have been awarded a grant of £5,000 to create a resource to help GPs better support those with the disease.
A Balmedie-born woman is preparing to raise funds for Alzheimers research by leaping out of a plane at 10,000 feet – for the second time.
Those at higher genetic risk of Alzheimer’s disease are more likely to call themselves a “morning person”, according to a study.
Nursing home staff are drained and daunted by the highs and lows of the coronavirus pandemic, one NHS worker has said.
Adam Gemili believes the Tokyo Games will bring the world together in 2021 and is hopeful athletes will be allowed to take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Great Britain sprinter Adam Gemili would love to win gold at the Tokyo Games, but he knows that goal is put into perspective when he thinks about the battle his grandma and many others have had with dementia.
Former Cardiff and Wales defender Keith Pontin has died aged 64.
Targeting a range of risk factors associated with dementia over a course of lifetime could delay or prevent 40% of cases, scientists have said.
People who are overweight in early adult life may be more prone to dementia in later life, a study suggests.
Researchers are edging closer towards a blood test that can detect Alzheimer’s disease even before symptoms appear.
People who suffer from a concussion have a higher risk of dementia in later life, a study suggests.
Living alone could be a bigger risk factor for dementia than physical inactivity, diabetes and obesity, research suggests.
Alzheimer’s disease may be preventable by keeping an eye on key factors including weight gain, blood pressure and avoiding stress, experts say.
A third of people with dementia feel apathetic and want to give up after deteriorating mentally and physically during the coronavirus lockdown, research from a charity suggests.
Apathy could be an early warning sign of dementia in people with cerebral small vessel disease but depression is not, research suggests.
People in their 50s who are obese have a 31% increased risk of dementia later in life compared with those of the same age with normal weight, a new study suggests.
Having constant negative thoughts over a long period of time may increase the risk of dementia, scientists believe.
An Aberdeen woman has created a virtual "Boogie in yer Living Room", which promises to keep people dancing during the lockdown.
People who have a genetic mutation associated with an increased the risk of dementia may also be twice as likely to have severe coronavirus symptoms, according to new research.
Inflammation in the brain may be more widely linked to several forms of dementia than previously thought, a new study suggests.
A north-east youth football coach has welcomed a ban on heading for primary school children – but says more needs to be done to keep them safe.
Keeping the heart and blood vessels healthy reduces the risk of cognitive decline and dementia, a new report suggests.
A group of students will put their best foot forward in aid of a dementia charity.
Obesity in midlife is linked to a greater risk of dementia later in life for women, but poor diet and lack of exercise are not, new research suggests.
Scientists are hoping a new tool may help provide dementia patients with a clearer picture on life expectancy, allowing their families and doctors to plan the necessary care.
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.