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#Dementia

# dementia - Last month November 2022

World Cup winner Nobby Stiles' family plan to sue FA over brain injuries
# Dementia
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# Dementia

World Cup winner Nobby Stiles' family plan to sue FA over brain injuries

Nov 11th 2022, 2:07 PM 5,250 Views 13 Comments

Footballer died two years ago having suffered from dementia.

# dementia - This year 2022

Rugby World Cup winner Thompson says dementia makes him feel 'phoney'
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Rugby World Cup winner Thompson says dementia makes him feel 'phoney'

Oct 5th 2022, 5:56 PM 5,853 Views 2 Comments

The ex-hooker, 44, is one of scores of former players who have decided to sue a number of governing bodies for negligence.

Players with early-onset dementia to launch legal case against rugby authorities
# Proceedings
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# Proceedings

Players with early-onset dementia to launch legal case against rugby authorities

Jul 25th 2022, 9:30 PM 41,669 Views 16 Comments

The claimants include former Wales captain Ryan Jones and England’s 2003 World Cup-winning hooker Steve Thompson.

Former Man United defender Gibson has dementia
# Illness
From The42
# Illness

Former Man United defender Gibson has dementia

May 12th 2022, 11:10 PM 13,118 Views 5 Comments

‘I’m not going to go down without a fight,’ he told the Daily Mail.

Researchers seeking 120 former footballers for study into reducing risk of dementia
# Study
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# Study

Researchers seeking 120 former footballers for study into reducing risk of dementia

Apr 26th 2022, 1:03 PM 1,478 Views 0 Comments

Several members of the 1966 England World Cup-winning squad, including Jack Charlton and Nobby Stiles, were suffering from dementia at the time of their deaths.

Former Celtic manager Wim Jansen dies aged 75
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former Celtic manager Wim Jansen dies aged 75

Jan 25th 2022, 1:13 PM 6,712 Views 6 Comments

The former Feyenoord and Holland player had been living with dementia.

# dementia - Last year 2021

Ex-All Black prop Carl Hayman joins legal action after dementia diagnosis
# TAKING ACTION
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# TAKING ACTION

Ex-All Black prop Carl Hayman joins legal action after dementia diagnosis

Nov 2nd 2021, 7:23 PM 8,257 Views 0 Comments

Former England hooker Steve Thompson is also involved in the litigation.

Celtic send their best wishes to former boss Wim Jansen
# Dementia
From The42
# Dementia

Celtic send their best wishes to former boss Wim Jansen

Oct 25th 2021, 8:47 PM 13,456 Views 1 Comment

The Dutchman has been diagnosed with dementia.

Former Manchester United star Pallister fears dementia
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

Former Manchester United star Pallister fears dementia

Oct 10th 2021, 12:17 PM 13,708 Views 2 Comments

‘You put it all together and you start thinking, ‘Crikey, I’m a prime candidate for dementia.”

Heading needs to be 'phased out' of football, says ex-England captain Terry Butcher
# Long Term Damage
From The42
# Long Term Damage

Heading needs to be 'phased out' of football, says ex-England captain Terry Butcher

Oct 1st 2021, 10:48 AM 4,284 Views 9 Comments

The former centre-half feels the time has now come to move away from that aspect of the game.

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals
# Late Stage
From The42
# Late Stage

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals

Sep 22nd 2021, 4:44 PM 28,315 Views 13 Comments

‘It is heartbreaking to see how someone can change,’ says the 74-year-old’s wife, Bonnie.

Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic
# Dementia
# Dementia

Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic

Jun 11th 2021, 11:57 AM 5,522 Views 7 Comments

The new research published by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland say that it found family carers to be at “breaking point”.

Sleeping fewer hours in middle age associated with dementia risk - study
# Zzzz
# Zzzz

Sleeping fewer hours in middle age associated with dementia risk - study

Apr 20th 2021, 10:37 PM 32,321 Views 25 Comments

Research suggests there’s a higher risk of dementia in those sleeping six or fewer hours per night at the age of 50 or 60.

Brilliant Jack Charlton documentary premieres on Irish television this weekend
# Give It A Lash
From The42
# Give It A Lash

Brilliant Jack Charlton documentary premieres on Irish television this weekend

Mar 26th 2021, 11:43 AM 10,925 Views 4 Comments

Virgin Media One will show the emotional documentary on Sunday night, and the broadcaster has been running ‘Donate For Dementia’ ahead of its screening.

'I don’t see how any footballer wouldn’t be worried': Gary Lineker wants brain tested for signs of dementia
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

'I don’t see how any footballer wouldn’t be worried': Gary Lineker wants brain tested for signs of dementia

Mar 17th 2021, 11:31 AM 6,413 Views 3 Comments

The 60-year-old says he has spoken to Match of the Day colleagues Alan Shearer and Ian Wright about the issue.

The Irishman aiming to help combat football’s dementia crisis
# Initiative
From The42
# Initiative

The Irishman aiming to help combat football’s dementia crisis

Jan 1st 2021, 8:00 AM 28,650 Views 2 Comments

Former League of Ireland footballer Mark Herrick is the co-founder of Headrite Sports.

# dementia - All time

'The amount of players who have died in recent years is too many... Something needs to change' - Rooney
# Dementia
From The42
# Dementia

'The amount of players who have died in recent years is too many... Something needs to change' - Rooney

Nov 20th 2020, 3:00 PM 42,672 Views 14 Comments

The former Man United star says more research is vital for investigating the impact of dementia in football.

More 'robust' proof needed to show link between heading and dementia - FIFPro medical officer
# Research
From The42
# Research

More 'robust' proof needed to show link between heading and dementia - FIFPro medical officer

Nov 18th 2020, 5:09 PM 3,933 Views 4 Comments

The disease has become a major issue again following the death of Nobby Stiles.

Stiles' family calls for dementia "scandal" to be addressed while FA defends commitment to issue
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Stiles' family calls for dementia "scandal" to be addressed while FA defends commitment to issue

Nov 17th 2020, 8:02 PM 5,721 Views 0 Comments

The association says it holds a “clear and unwavering commitment” to battling the illness.

England boss Southgate admits dementia concerns 'having headed a lot of footballs'
# Looking Forward
From The42
# Looking Forward

England boss Southgate admits dementia concerns 'having headed a lot of footballs'

Nov 12th 2020, 8:04 AM 8,007 Views 5 Comments

The 50-year-old was speaking after Sir Bobby Charlton was recently diagnosed with dementia.

Germany legend 'slowly passing to the afterlife'
# Health Issues
From The42
# Health Issues

Germany legend 'slowly passing to the afterlife'

Nov 2nd 2020, 6:05 PM 24,067 Views 5 Comments

Gerd Mueller suffers from dementia and lives in a specialised care home.

'He's not the same Jack' - New film explores Charlton's life and final years with dementia
# Trailer
From The42
# Trailer

'He's not the same Jack' - New film explores Charlton's life and final years with dementia

Oct 13th 2020, 12:02 PM 26,666 Views 8 Comments

Directed by Gabriel Clarke and Pete Thomas, ‘Finding Jack Charlton’ is set for release next month.

Unseen footage, handwritten notes and close family to feature in Finding Jack Charlton doc
# Final Chapter
From The42
# Final Chapter

Unseen footage, handwritten notes and close family to feature in Finding Jack Charlton doc

Sep 4th 2020, 5:39 PM 7,156 Views 0 Comments

The film will hit small screens in 2021, with a cinematic release expected this year.

Jimmy Conway, the dementia epidemic and how football failed an entire generation of players
# Gone Too Soon
From The42
# Gone Too Soon

Jimmy Conway, the dementia epidemic and how football failed an entire generation of players

Feb 23rd 2020, 9:30 PM 25,559 Views 8 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland international spent the final ten years of his life battling the insidious disease.

Scottish FA set to ban children from heading footballs
# Dementia
From The42
# Dementia

Scottish FA set to ban children from heading footballs

Jan 16th 2020, 3:11 PM 5,163 Views 15 Comments

The new ruling for U12s could be in place in a matter of weeks, it has been reported today.

Study that finds footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia '15 years too late'
# New Research
From The42
# New Research

Study that finds footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia '15 years too late'

Oct 22nd 2019, 11:39 AM 6,288 Views 6 Comments

Ex-Celtic and England striker Chris Sutton has expressed his anger after the report’s release yesterday.

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia

Sep 12th 2019, 6:59 AM 16,554 Views 55 Comments

Prosecutors had accused the doctor of failing to properly consult the Alzheimer’s patient in the case in 2016.

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 19,392 Views 0 Comments

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

A garden in the Bloom Festival is a space where people with dementia can reminisce
# Opinion
# Opinion

A garden in the Bloom Festival is a space where people with dementia can reminisce

May 29th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,184 Views 6 Comments

The garden offers a positive and enjoyable experience for people with dementia by rekindling fond memories, writes Kathy Ryan.

Share the caring duties and taking an active role: Enjoying Christmas with a loved one who has dementia
# Advice
# Advice

Share the caring duties and taking an active role: Enjoying Christmas with a loved one who has dementia

Dec 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 8,077 Views 9 Comments

The Public Health Agency has issued some advice for those with dementia and their carers this Christmas period.

'He failed my Dad, it's heartbreaking': Sutton calls on Taylor to stand down
# CTE
From The42
# CTE

'He failed my Dad, it's heartbreaking': Sutton calls on Taylor to stand down

Nov 24th 2018, 3:16 PM 15,148 Views 1 Comment

The former Celtic striker delivered an emotional address on BT Sport.

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 12,568 Views 5 Comments

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

High Court rules detention of woman with dementia whose son threatened to kill her is lawful
# Courts
# Courts

High Court rules detention of woman with dementia whose son threatened to kill her is lawful

Sep 7th 2018, 7:03 PM 19,202 Views 0 Comments

The court previously heard that the woman’s son had been secretly recorded threatening and verbally abusing her.

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 11,632 Views 16 Comments

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

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving
# Serious Concerns
# Serious Concerns

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving

Aug 2nd 2018, 4:17 PM 17,218 Views 0 Comments

One of the patients set off a fire alarm and has severe paranoia.

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia
# Research
# Research

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia

Aug 2nd 2018, 8:36 AM 48,511 Views 57 Comments

People who don’t drink in midlife have been found to have a 45% higher risk of dementia.

Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life

May 1st 2018, 10:21 AM 20,303 Views 19 Comments

The study does not say if active treatment could curb the risk.

'Like a candle in the darkness' - Researchers need volunteers to help spot dementia years before symptoms start
# Dementia
# Dementia

'Like a candle in the darkness' - Researchers need volunteers to help spot dementia years before symptoms start

Mar 28th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,482 Views 5 Comments

Around 55,000 people in Ireland suffer from the illness.

How your eyes can say if you'll have memory problems in later life
# It's In The Eyes
# It's In The Eyes

How your eyes can say if you'll have memory problems in later life

Mar 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 38,511 Views 0 Comments

A new study has pinpointed how changes in the blood vessels in your eyes could point to problems later.

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia
# Premature Deaths
# Premature Deaths

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

Feb 21st 2018, 8:51 AM 15,815 Views 39 Comments

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking.

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