Posts tagged “dementia”

New research recommends healthy lifestyle choices to lower dementia risk

July 16th, 2019
New research recommends healthy lifestyle choices to lower dementia risk

A new study has highlighted the healthy lifestyle choices we can make to lower the risk of developing dementia.Researchers from the University of Exeter found that adopting a healthy lifestyle could reduce the risk of dementia by up to a third. The study, which involved almost 200,000 adults, suggests that everyone that can lower the […]

Stirling scientists call for urgent research following Alan Shearer’s dementia documentary

November 14th, 2017
Stirling scientists call for urgent research following Alan Shearer’s dementia documentary

Scientists investigating the link between footballers and an elevated risk of Alzheimer’s disease have called for urgent research following a documentary presented by former England footballer, Alan Shearer. The striker’s documentary, ‘Dementia, Football and Me’, was aired on BBC One on Sunday 12th November. Following the documentary, researchers from Stirling University claim that more research […]

Potential Dementia And Old Age Weight Loss Link

January 13th, 2014
Potential Dementia And Old Age Weight Loss Link

Medical scientists think they have found a link between weight loss in later life and the onset of dementia. Researchers studied 1800 Japanese-American men over a period of 32 years. For the first 26 years there was nothing significant about their behaviour. However scientists noticed that during the next 6 years there seemed to be […]

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