Proposed new concussion trials are flawed, according to Headway deputy chief executive Luke Griggs.
The men’s and women’s FA Cup could feature additional concussion substitutes later this season after the Football Association said it was keen to support the game’s law-makers in conducting trials.
The Professional Footballers’ Association has called for an “urgent intervention” to reduce heading in training amid growing concerns surrounding football and dementia.
The risk of footballers developing dementia is back in the spotlight.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has welcomed new research into dementia as the Football Association said it is “leading the way” in investigating the risk to players.
Wayne Rooney says “something needs to change” as too many former footballers are dying of dementia.
Aston Villa head coach Dean Smith insists “no stone should be left unturned” when it comes to research into dementia in footballers.
Nobby Stiles’ son has backed calls to look at the amount of heading professional players do in training and believes the game should not wait for a link between heading and dementia to be established beyond any doubt before helping former footballers who are suffering now.
More “robust” evidence of a link between heading and dementia is required before football can introduce training restrictions at professional level, according to the medical chief of the world players’ union.
A legal action over brain injuries allegedly caused in football and other contact sports has begun.
Sir Geoff Hurst said he supports a ban on children heading footballs in the wake of sweeping dementia diagnoses and deaths among his 1966 World Cup-winning teammates.
The Football Association has said it holds a “clear and unwavering commitment” to battle dementia after the family of Nobby Stiles hit out at a failure to “address the scandal” of the illness in the game.
England boss Gareth Southgate is concerned about the prospect of suffering from dementia as a result of his 18-year playing career.
A moving video of a former ballerina with dementia remembering the choreography she danced to decades ago has gone viral after being shared by a charity.
The raised threat to footballers from motor neurone disease has “barely caused a ripple”, according to Len Johnrose.
Care home residents in England will be limited to a maximum of two regular visitors, with meetings taking place outdoors “wherever possible”, the Government has announced.
The Government has come under renewed criticism over the paucity of its guidance on safe visits to care homes as England enters its second national lockdown.
Entrepreneur Sir Tom Hunter has donated £1 million to help fight dementia after being inspired by the chart-topping composition of a former music teacher with the disease.
A piece of music improvised by a former music teacher living with dementia is topping the charts after it was released as a charity single.
People with dementia have a higher risk of getting lost in areas with dense and complicated road networks, research suggests.
A charity fighting for the rights of dementia patients to have family support during the pandemic is taking urgent legal action against the Government over its guidance on care home visits.
A former music teacher with dementia will release a single he recorded with the BBC Philharmonic orchestra, originally improvised from just four notes.
Thousands more people are dying at home from dementia, cancer and heart conditions as they struggle with isolation, fear of coronavirus and “disrupted” health services, new figures show.
Deaths from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in private homes in England have risen 79% during the coronavirus pandemic, new figures show.
A 26-year-old British inventor has devised rehydration sweets which could save the lives of dementia patients across the world.
Support for patients diagnosed with dementia will begin again at the end of this month.
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.