From drops in dementia rates to the link between Alzheimer’s and diabetes, we take a look at what’s been going on in the world of Unforgettable over the past week.
Could an immune protein offer a new treatment for Alzheimers?
New research suggests that an immune system protein could help to reverse some of the brain changes that lead to Alzheimer’s Disease
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Laura’s story: ‘Mum’s dementia has brought us closer together’
We heard from Laura Bridgeman, whose mum, Ruth, 79, has Alzheimer’s disease. She shared her experiences of caring for her and the challenges she’s faced so far.
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‘Cautious optimism’ surrounding drop in dementia rates
New research suggests the dementia threat may be ‘less severe’ than predicted, so long as people take preventative health and lifestyle steps to reduce their risk. We investigate the evidence…
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The Confitex Story: helping those affected by incontinence
The people behind incontinence underwear brand Confitex explain how alpine ski racing led them to develop their innovative products.
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Alz Soc leads way in creating dementia-friendly communities
Exciting news! Unforgettable’s founding charity partner, the Alzheimer’s Society, has been recognised at the 31st International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) in Budapest for its work with Dementia Friends.
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Alzheimer’s may be a trigger for diabetes, claims study
New research has found the link between Alzheimer’s and type 2 diabetes goes both ways, in that one can cause the other.
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