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New app could screen the UK for Alzheimer’s symptoms

8 Nov 2019

In a bid to research and potentially market a nationwide digital screening tool that would identify symptoms of Alzheimer’s, health technology firm, Medopad has announced a strategic collaboration with Johnson & Johnson’s pharma unit, Janssen.

Could too much sleep give you dementia?

11 Oct 2019

In recent years, several studies have linked Alzheimer’s disease with a lack of sleep. However, a recent study has found that too much sleep may also increase the risk of developing this cognitive disease.

People think dementia is a normal part of ageing

20 Sep 2019

Currently, in the UK, 850,000 people are living with dementia and this figure is set to rise to over one million by 2025. Each year dementia is thought to cost the UK economy more than £26 billion.