Dementia

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Statins linked to lower dementia risk

Statins have been connected to reducing the risk of death in dementia patients, according to research presented at the EAN Congress.

Discuss activities with dementia sufferers, NICE urges

People with dementia should be offered activates to promote wellbeing, according to new NICE guidance.

No link between AEDs and dementia

The researchers did not identify a statistically significant association between AEDs and dementia

New guide to promoting healthy ageing

A newly published guide helps pharmacy teams to support older people to improve the quality of their lives

Elderly care: Bridging the gap

There is a clear opportunity for community pharmacists and their teams to lead best practice

Atrial fibrillation increases risk of dementia

Women with AF were 46 per cent more likely to develop dementia than those without the arrhythmia in a recent study

AEDs increase stroke risk in AD

Compared with controls, Alzheimer's patients on AEDs were 37 per cent more likely to experience a stroke

Hypoglycaemia: especially dangerous in dementia

Severe hypoglycaemia is more deadly in people with diabetes and dementia than in those with diabetes alone, according to research presented in Berlin recently

Osteoporosis linked to dementia risk

Osteoporosis is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to German research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease

Aspirin may be beneficial for AD

Research recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience suggests that low-dose aspirin may reduce formation of plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease

Dementia risk now included in NHS Health Check

Adding the dementia element will enable healthcare professionals to talk to patients about how they can reduce their dementia risk

John Bell & Croyden takes to the treadmill for charity

During the month of the London Marathon, the team aims to run over 26.2 miles on a machine in front of the Wigmore Street store for Alzheimer's Society

Inspire healthier lifestyles to reduce dementia risk

Three-quarters of adults would consider changes to their lifestyle to reduce their risk of developing dementia

Pain linked to dementia

Persistent pain is associated with more rapid memory decline and increased risk of dementia, according to a new analysis

Mild cognitive impairment and dementia

This module provides an update on the signs, symptoms and management of mild cognitive impairment and dementia

People with dementia need more support with their meds

People with dementia are struggling to manage their medication, exposing them to side-effects, errors and non-adherence

People with dementia need more medication support

People with dementia are struggling with their medication, exposing them to side-effects, errors and non-adherence

Albuminuria linked to dementia

Albuminuria is associated with a 35 per cent increased risk of cognitive impairment or dementia, according to an analysis published in Neurology

We should all be dementia friends

By Cormac Tobin, managing director of Celesio UK. Everyone working in community pharmacy should become a dementia friend to support those with this devastating condition. Figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal that dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are now the biggest cause of death in England and Wales after jumping by a fifth in a single year. It is a scary word, dementia. Over 850,000 people in the UK are living with the condition, and that is projected to grow to over one million by 2025. It is an increasing concern and many of us have seen the impact it can have on our loved ones. In the past there has been a misconception about what dementia actually is.

LloydsPharmacy offers bags of support to dementia charities

LloydsPharmacy is donating money from carrier bag sales to Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer Scotland

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