Category Archives for "Medical Research"

Recognising the 8 signs of Vascular Dementia

What is Vascular Dementia? Vascular dementia is a form of dementia which occurs due to the blood vessels deep within the brain becoming narrower, restricting the blood flow to the brain. This can happen through a stroke or transient ischaemic attacks – more commonly known as TIA or mini strokes. Regrettably, it is estimated that […]

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  • 18 January 2021

Playing games to do your bit for dementia research…

Just 5 minutes of your time each day playing games on your smartphone could help dementia researchers make a breakthrough in the fight against dementia.  The GameChanger research project led by University of Oxford is hoping to recruit thousands of people who do not have dementia to sign up to the project, and simply download the […]

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  • 16 October 2018

Alzheimer’s Society explains why its so important for people affected by dementia to get involved in research

Shared from Alzheimer’s Society blog 9th July 2018People affected by dementia are at the heart of every area of our work here at Alzheimer’s Society. It is especially of importance in the research we fund. For eight years, Matt Murray has championed the involvement of people with dementia, carers and former carers in research. Here he shares […]

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  • 18 July 2018
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