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Starmer calls Tory social care plan a ‘working-class dementia tax’

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Keir Starmer has called Boris Johnson’s social care plan a “working-class dementia tax”, accusing the prime minister of breaking the Conservatives’ manifesto promise that no one would have to sell their home to pay ca...

Former All Blacks player Carl Hayman reveals early onset dementia diagnosis

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The All Blacks have expressed their sadness in the wake of Carl Hayman’s early onset dementia and probable chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) diagnosis at the age of 41. Hayman played 45 Tests for the All Blacks ...

‘I would want to plan’: readers on whether they would be tested to predict dementia

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A five-minute test that could predict your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia in up to 15 years’ time is beginning NHS trials. There are more than 850,000 people in the UK who have deme...

Dicci: would you take a test for possible dementia?

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The UK company Cognetivity Neurosciences has announced it is beginning NHS trials of a new five-minute test to detect a patient’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The firm claims that the Integrated Cognitive A...

A Rorschach test for rugby: contrasting conclusions from new dementia study

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Two press releases arrive two hours apart, offering two very different views of the same new study published on Wednesday in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. It is called the BRA...

Labour would double dementia research spending, shadow health secretary to say

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Labour will double spending on dementia research if it wins power to help British scientists’ efforts to find a cure, the shadow health secretary will pledge. Jonathan Ashworth will commit Labour to increasing investm...

More than 41m dementia cases globally are undiagnosed – study

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Più di 41 million people living with dementia worldwide have not yet been diagnosed, according to a report by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI). Experts say getting diagnosed with the disease is vital, enabli...

Millions with eye conditions at higher risk of dementia, shows research

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Millions of people with eye conditions including age-related macular degeneration, cataracts and diabetes-related eye disease have an increased risk of developing dementia, nuovi spettacoli di ricerca. Vision impairment can be...

Photographer David Bailey reveals he has vascular dementia

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David Bailey has revealed he has dementia, a life-limiting condition the British photographer described as a bore. Speaking to the Times, Bailey, 83, disse: “I’ve got vascular dementia. I was diagnosed about three year...

Transport noise linked to increased risk of dementia, lo studio trova

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Exposure to noise from road traffic and railways is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to the largest study of its kind. Research has consistently linked transport noise to health conditions incl...

Here Today review – Billy Crystal’s disingenuous dementia romcom

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At first glance an inoffensive plodder of a movie about a veteran comedy writer grappling with the early stages of a rare form of dementia, Here Today is in fact a glossily disingenuous piece of work. It’s a film that...

Second Spring review – bracing optimism in the face of dementia diagnosis

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Andy Kelleher has directed documentaries about the film-makers Carol Reed, Alan Clarke and Chris Petit, but now makes an accomplished fiction debut with a film hovering in the edgelands of London, the south-east and o...

Streaming: The Father and other films about dementia

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First shown way back at Sundance in January last year, and repeatedly delayed by the pandemic, The Father waited an awfully long time for its moment in cinemas, and when it finally arrived – buoyed up by glowing revie...

Manchester United legend Denis Law is diagnosed with mixed dementia

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Manchester United and Scotland great Denis Law says he has been diagnosed with “mixed dementia”. The Aberdeen-born striker made his breakthrough at Huddersfield, then had spells with Manchester City and Torino before ...

Artificial intelligence could be used to diagnose dementia

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It’s been used to detect eye diseases, make medical diagnoses, and spot early signs of oesophageal cancer. Now it has been claimed artificial intelligence may be able to diagnose dementia from just one brain scan, wit...

Football should consider eliminating heading, dementia expert says

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Football should consider eliminating heading, the leading researcher into dementia in the sport has said, after new evidence provided “the missing link” between repeated heading and neurodegenerative disease. Dr Willi...

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