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# alzheimers-disease - Monday 21 October, 2019

Study finds footballers 3.5 times more likely to die from brain trauma
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

Study finds footballers 3.5 times more likely to die from brain trauma

Oct 21st 2019, 2:39 PM 2,506 Views 4 Comments

The investigation was led by consultant neuropathologist Dr Willie Stewart of Glasgow University.

# alzheimers-disease - Thursday 19 September, 2019

French drug watchdog halts illegal Parkinson's, Alzheimer's trial
# ANSM
# ANSM

French drug watchdog halts illegal Parkinson's, Alzheimer's trial

Sep 19th 2019, 8:02 PM 15,516 Views 9 Comments

The agency urged participants to stop using the patches immediately and to seek medical attention.

# alzheimers-disease - Monday 26 August, 2019

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case
# The Hague
# The Hague

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case

Aug 26th 2019, 7:39 PM 19,368 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.

# alzheimers-disease - Sunday 4 November, 2018

New study suggests that diabetes medicine could be used to reduce effects of Alzheimer's disease
# Dementia
# Dementia

New study suggests that diabetes medicine could be used to reduce effects of Alzheimer's disease

Nov 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,557 Views 5 Comments

It’s believed that targeting the brain’s capillary system could have beneficial effects for Alzheimer’s patients.

# alzheimers-disease - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Number of people with dementia set to double but stigma 'leading to delayed diagnosis'
# Memory Loss
# Memory Loss

Number of people with dementia set to double but stigma 'leading to delayed diagnosis'

Aug 29th 2018, 10:54 AM 11,602 Views 14 Comments

The number of people with dementia in Ireland is expected to increase from 55,000 currently to 113,000 by 2036.

# alzheimers-disease - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Scientists in Waterford find nutritional supplement combo that slows down Alzheimer's disease
# Research
# Research

Scientists in Waterford find nutritional supplement combo that slows down Alzheimer's disease

Jun 20th 2018, 9:16 AM 50,675 Views 24 Comments

The researchers say that their 18-month study has yielded a “statistically significant” finding and is a “breakthrough”.

# alzheimers-disease - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

New blood test to detect Alzheimer's disease developed by Irish researchers

Mar 7th 2018, 7:32 AM 14,922 Views 13 Comments

Doctors have said that early diagnosis of the disease is key for improving the quality of life.

# alzheimers-disease - Sunday 7 January, 2018

This Young Scientist project is almost ready for this week's competition
# Alzheimer's Alert
# Alzheimer's Alert

This Young Scientist project is almost ready for this week's competition

Jan 7th 2018, 9:45 AM 11,434 Views 5 Comments

Alzheimer’s Alert aims to help track the movement of people with the disease.

# alzheimers-disease - Friday 20 October, 2017

'Despicable': Pensioner with Alzheimer's targeted by fake builders in robbery
# England
# England

'Despicable': Pensioner with Alzheimer's targeted by fake builders in robbery

Oct 20th 2017, 7:57 AM 23,265 Views 17 Comments

The men took money from the victim’s wallet and brought him out of the house to withdraw savings from his bank account.

# alzheimers-disease - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Country music star Glen Campbell dies aged 81
# RIP
# RIP

Country music star Glen Campbell dies aged 81

Aug 8th 2017, 10:52 PM 19,734 Views 45 Comments

Campbell’s family said the singer died this morning in Nashville.

# alzheimers-disease - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Life expectancy drops in the US for the first time in decades
# 78.8 Years
# 78.8 Years

Life expectancy drops in the US for the first time in decades

Dec 8th 2016, 12:18 PM 10,751 Views 27 Comments

“This is unusual,” said an epidemiologist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

# alzheimers-disease - Thursday 30 June, 2016

"If he says black is white, I say, indeed it is Dad" - Rónán Mullen on his father's dementia

"If he says black is white, I say, indeed it is Dad" - Rónán Mullen on his father's dementia

Jun 30th 2016, 1:16 PM 24,476 Views 56 Comments

The independent senator has spoken of his family situation ahead of a campaign for more funding for sufferers.

# alzheimers-disease - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Dublin woman's 'Life History' quilts bring comfort to dementia sufferers
# Alzheimer's Disease
# Alzheimer's Disease

Dublin woman's 'Life History' quilts bring comfort to dementia sufferers

Apr 2nd 2016, 8:30 AM 18,313 Views 5 Comments

The ‘Anchorlily’ products bring together photos and familiar items – ensuring family memories are always within reach.

# alzheimers-disease - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Irish scientist gets €2m grant to develop new treatment for arthritis, MS and Alzheimer’s disease
# Trinity College
# Trinity College

Irish scientist gets €2m grant to develop new treatment for arthritis, MS and Alzheimer’s disease

Mar 1st 2016, 1:59 PM 12,996 Views 10 Comments

It could have a big impact on patients’ lives.

# alzheimers-disease - Sunday 8 November, 2015

"Before this I was a young 69, I was full of life. I'm a world away from that person now"
# Dementia
# Dementia

"Before this I was a young 69, I was full of life. I'm a world away from that person now"

Nov 8th 2015, 7:54 PM 28,512 Views 4 Comments

People with dementia and their carers talk about their lives at the Alzheimer’s Café

# alzheimers-disease - Monday 21 September, 2015

One in three people born this year will suffer from dementia
# Alzheimer's Disease
# Alzheimer's Disease

One in three people born this year will suffer from dementia

Sep 21st 2015, 10:00 PM 10,272 Views 31 Comments

This comes from new research published in the United Kingdom.

# alzheimers-disease - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Trinity College research could lead to 'novel treatment' for Alzheimer's
# Good News
# Good News

Trinity College research could lead to 'novel treatment' for Alzheimer's

Sep 19th 2015, 7:45 PM 18,934 Views 12 Comments

The disease affects up to 40,000 people in Ireland today.

# alzheimers-disease - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

'Sometimes, I see fear in his eyes. I constantly reassure him but reassurance only lasts seconds.'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Sometimes, I see fear in his eyes. I constantly reassure him but reassurance only lasts seconds.'

Jun 9th 2015, 1:55 PM 258 Views 16 Comments

Nine years ago, Alzheimer’s slowly crept into our lives and nothing has ever been the same again.

# alzheimers-disease - Thursday 4 June, 2015

People look at me and say 'You don't look like somebody that has dementia'
# Forget The Stigma
# Forget The Stigma

People look at me and say 'You don't look like somebody that has dementia'

Jun 4th 2015, 6:03 PM 12,823 Views 11 Comments

…but I wonder ‘What does dementia look like?’

# alzheimers-disease - Monday 27 April, 2015

People don't have to be afraid of dementia – they just need to know the facts
# Opinion
# Opinion

People don't have to be afraid of dementia – they just need to know the facts

Apr 27th 2015, 8:00 PM 1,261 Views 8 Comments

Actor and director Ronan Smith writes about his greatest life challenge to date – the progressive neurodegenerative disease, Alzheimer’s Disease.

# alzheimers-disease - Friday 24 April, 2015

US politician found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, an Alzheimer's patient
# Nursing Home Assault Trial
# Nursing Home Assault Trial

US politician found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, an Alzheimer's patient

Apr 24th 2015, 6:06 AM 22,931 Views 12 Comments

Henry Rayhons said the couple held hands, prayed and kissed, but had no sexual contact.

# alzheimers-disease - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart
# Everlasting Love
# Everlasting Love

Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart

Apr 14th 2015, 9:00 PM 35,741 Views 43 Comments

If you don’t love this, you are a robot.

# alzheimers-disease - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Column: What it's like to care for a parent with Alzheimer's
# Carer
# Carer

Column: What it's like to care for a parent with Alzheimer's

Feb 7th 2015, 12:27 PM 953 Views 25 Comments

We are a married couple in our mid-late 20s who both work and also care for my father, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2013 and lives with us full-time.

# alzheimers-disease - Sunday 4 January, 2015

This man's sweet song for his mother with Alzheimer's is going viral
# Singing For Mom
From The Daily Edge
# Singing For Mom

This man's sweet song for his mother with Alzheimer's is going viral

Jan 4th 2015, 3:20 PM 2,637 Views 0 Comments

Joe Fraley said he doesn’t play guitar for his mum any more, because she doesn’t recognise him.

# alzheimers-disease - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Column: 4,000 people under the age of 65 are living with dementia in this country
# Dementia
# Dementia

Column: 4,000 people under the age of 65 are living with dementia in this country

Dec 17th 2014, 5:45 PM 303 Views 58 Comments

Let’s make 2015 the year we begin to listen the voice of the person with dementia.

# alzheimers-disease - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Column: 'My mother is not a person dying from Alzheimer’s – she is a hero living with it'
# Column
# Column

Column: 'My mother is not a person dying from Alzheimer’s – she is a hero living with it'

Nov 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 841 Views 23 Comments

Whenever I feel that caring for my mother is getting the better of me, I think back on the all amazing memories I have with this inspiring and courageous woman.

# alzheimers-disease - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Caring for a relative with dementia can make you depressed
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Caring for a relative with dementia can make you depressed

Nov 19th 2014, 10:45 AM 9,476 Views 14 Comments

A new study shows the benefit of learning coping strategies.

# alzheimers-disease - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Opinion: Losing a parent to dementia requires a unique form of emotional stamina
# Grief
# Grief

Opinion: Losing a parent to dementia requires a unique form of emotional stamina

Sep 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 31,198 Views 12 Comments

Every time you see them, you grieve a little bit more, but you never, ever show it.

# alzheimers-disease - Sunday 28 September, 2014

What does Alzheimer's Disease look like?
# Photography
# Photography

What does Alzheimer's Disease look like?

Sep 28th 2014, 9:00 AM 17,377 Views 17 Comments

Teenagers in Galway are capturing what the disease means to them.

# alzheimers-disease - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Scientists make 'major step forward' in predicting whether someone will get Alzheimer's
# Hope
# Hope

Scientists make 'major step forward' in predicting whether someone will get Alzheimer's

Jul 8th 2014, 8:52 AM 10,436 Views 20 Comments

Scientists found they could predict the beginning of Alzheimer’s with 87% accuracy.

# alzheimers-disease - Thursday 29 May, 2014

A little cynicism may be healthy, but too much can lead to dementia
# Don't Be So Cynical
# Don't Be So Cynical

A little cynicism may be healthy, but too much can lead to dementia

May 29th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,421 Views 34 Comments

That’s what Finnish researchers say, if you believe them that is.

# alzheimers-disease - Thursday 22 May, 2014

There is only one respite bed per 450 people with dementia in Ireland
# Nursing Homes
# Nursing Homes

There is only one respite bed per 450 people with dementia in Ireland

May 22nd 2014, 5:33 PM 5,584 Views 7 Comments

Only 52 nursing homes nationally have specialised care units for people with the disease.

# alzheimers-disease - Monday 12 May, 2014

Woman with Alzheimer's who went missing is found 46km from home
# Found
# Found

Woman with Alzheimer's who went missing is found 46km from home

May 12th 2014, 9:10 AM 20,721 Views 24 Comments

The family of Pauline Lynch, 67, spoke of “huge relief” at finding her safe.

# alzheimers-disease - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Opinion: Dealing with dementia – why we are failing our parents and ultimately ourselves
# Dementia
# Dementia

Opinion: Dealing with dementia – why we are failing our parents and ultimately ourselves

May 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 476 Views 22 Comments

The number of people in this country suffering from dementia is expected to treble over the next 30 years, yet Ireland invests only half the OECD average in long-term care.

# alzheimers-disease - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

What's the difference between Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia?
# Brain Health
# Brain Health

What's the difference between Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia?

Feb 18th 2014, 10:33 AM 21,298 Views 24 Comments

This video explains it all.

# alzheimers-disease - Sunday 2 February, 2014

This man will find out if he has a rare form of Alzheimer's tonight
# 50 50
# 50 50

This man will find out if he has a rare form of Alzheimer's tonight

Feb 2nd 2014, 9:00 AM 19,307 Views 45 Comments

Alzheimer’s is the only leading cause of death that is still on the rise.

# alzheimers-disease - Friday 6 December, 2013

Column: 'The plans we made together are gone now, Alzheimer’s is a most horrifying illness'
# Insight
# Insight

Column: 'The plans we made together are gone now, Alzheimer’s is a most horrifying illness'

Dec 6th 2013, 6:30 PM 156 Views 29 Comments

Shortly after Derek and I married, I began to notice something was amiss. I spent a lot of time in denial… but then he got his diagnosis.

# alzheimers-disease - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Dementia set to triple by 2050 as disease labelled "global epidemic"
# Brian Disease
# Brian Disease

Dementia set to triple by 2050 as disease labelled "global epidemic"

Dec 5th 2013, 7:50 PM 13,884 Views 45 Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease International say to 135 million people globally will suffer from the disease by 2050.

# alzheimers-disease - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Volunteers sought for study on stress levels among dementia caregivers
# De-stress
# De-stress

Volunteers sought for study on stress levels among dementia caregivers

Nov 19th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,839 Views 6 Comments

It’s hoped the study will lead to new ways to improve quality of life for both the carer and the sufferer.

# alzheimers-disease - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Gene mutation speeds up brain decline in Alzheimer's
# Health
# Health

Gene mutation speeds up brain decline in Alzheimer's

Oct 16th 2013, 10:23 PM 6,632 Views 5 Comments

This is the first study to use brain scans to show what this gene does.

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