On the 10th September was another small 'step' for women but a huge leap for people living with dementia in Africa when Susanne Spittle from Berlin did a presentation on Dementia in Africa titled: "I lost my mind - am I a witch?' In this way, Ndjinaa was remembered when delegates from all over the … Continue reading Remember Me: Ndjinaa
The prevalence of dementia in this rural Tanzanian population is similar to that reported in high-income countries. Dementia is likely to become a significant health burden in this population as demographic transition continues. Further research on risk factors for dementia in sub-Saharan Africa is needed to inform policy makers and plan local health services.
The Good News UND to receive $284,000 for Alzheimer's research By Herald Staff Report on Aug 10, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. Two U.S. senators announced Monday UND will be the recipient of nearly $284,000 in federal funds for Alzheimer's disease research. The funds will be used for research focusing on palmitate, a chemical common in … Continue reading The Science: News
The following, rather interesting article, appeared on Alzheimer's Society's page. n 22 July 2015, new trial results were announced for a drug for Alzheimer's disease. Here, Research Communications Officer Dr Ian Le Guillou, who was in the room when the results were announced, looks back on the reaction to the news. Last week dementia research … Continue reading The Science: Solanezumab