Category: News

  • Sir Terry Pratchett backs dementia appeal

    Sir Terry Pratchett is urging people to donate to the Cobalt 50th Anniversary Appeal to support dementia

  • Major businesses sign up to dementia initiative

    Major businesses see 400,000 members of staff sign up as Dementia Friends to improve public knowledge of the condition

  • Diabetes in middle age linked to dementia

    Recent research has indicated that those diagnosed with diabetes in middle age have a higher chance of developing dementia.

  • New report looks to help dementia patients be happier

    A new report has argued that more must be done to restore a sense of balance in the lives of dementia sufferers, suggesting that patients should live for the moment and not fret about memory loss. With over 800,000 people currently suffering with dementia in the UK and this number estimated to rise to 1.7 …

  • Exercise can help in battle against dementia

    A leading researcher has highlighted the importance of exercise in reducing the chances of developing dementia

  • Sports bosses urged to act on dementia

    A recent article has highlighted concerns over the link between dementia and sports-related head injuries. Following the premiere of a documentary focusing on the link between head injuries and traumas triggered by contact sports such as rugby union, which features Barry O’Driscoll – uncle of the famed most-capped union player Brian O’Driscoll – there has been a call for more to be done by sport to confront head injuries that could lead to dementia.