40% of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life
Modifying 12 risk factors over the lifecourse could delay or prevent 40% of dementia cases, according to an update to The Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention, and care.
National Dementia Awareness Week marked by Plymouth project linking UK and China
Plymouth University news: Experts in dementia from across Plymouth and including Plymouth University are part of a project designed to help improve the care of those with dementia in China
Short film aims to raise profile of the effects of early onset dementia
A film which seeks to highlight the effects if early onset dementia is to be premiered during a free event supported by the Marine Institute at the University of Plymouth
Funding for PhD post in dementia with Lewy bodies research
Plymouth University news: Research into dementia with Lewy bodies at Plymouth University has received a boost from charity BRACE, which is helping to fund a PhD post
Project launched to teach Tai Chi to people with dementia
Plymouth University news: The Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit, part of Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, is playing a role in this study
Launch for first National Memory Day, the flagship event of Dementia Awareness Week 2017
Plymouth University news: The launch will include the opening of a national writing competition and the world’s first wiki poem dedicated to dementia and to which the public can contribute a line, started off with a line composed by Sir Andrew Motion
Academic takes dementia friendly message to 10 Downing Street
A University expert has met the Prime Minister to ask for his backing to help local councils become more ‘dementia friendly’.
‘Only five per cent of scams are ever reported – we all need to learn the signs’
Louise Baxter MBE, Head of National Trading Standards Scams Team, speaks at Plymouth International Dementia Conference, co-led by the University of Plymouth.
New investment unites Plymouth and Exeter researchers to defeat dementia
Plymouth University news: Dementia researchers from Plymouth University and the University of Exeter are to join forces to find a cure in the new Alzheimer's Research UK South West Research Network
Study explores links between people taking multiple medications and dementia
New research led by the University of Plymouth shows that people with dementia are likely to have taken more than three medications for other health conditions in the five years directly before their diagnosis
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