Posts tagged “Alzheimer’s Research UK”

Dementia is the Most Common Cause of Death in England and Wales

November 15th, 2016
Dementia is the Most Common Cause of Death in England and Wales

New research has suggested that dementia has overtaken heart disease as the most common cause of death in England and Wales. Figures from the Office for National Statistics show that 61,000 people died from dementia last year. This represents 11.6 percent of deaths. Most cases (41,283) affected women. Experts believe that increased life expectancy improved […]

US Researchers Link Dementia Risk to Over-The-Counter Medicines

January 28th, 2015
US Researchers Link Dementia Risk to Over-The-Counter Medicines

Researchers in the USA have linked common over the counter drugs to an increased risk of dementia. In a study published in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal, researchers from the University of Washington analysed the health of more than 3,000 people aged over 65 years old. At the start of the study, none of the […]

Is Oral Health And Alzheimer’s Disorder Linked?

August 8th, 2013
Is Oral Health And Alzheimer’s Disorder Linked?

It seems so if the latest research is to be believed. Scientists think the link is based on bacterial periodontal disease which has been found in the brain of Alzheimer’s sufferers. Unfortunately, the researchers studied just 20 known patients who died recently. They were given permission to examine their brains with half known to have […]

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