Research wrap: “brain health”, diabetes and dementia

Dr Shibley Rahman, friend and supporter of Dementia Alliance International writes for our April 2016 Research wrap: I have just returned from the 31st Alzheimer’s Disease International conference in Budapest, Hungary (#ADI2016). I feel that this conference was unique and remarkable in firmly putting rights-based advocacy on the map. This was in no small part … Continue reading Research wrap: “brain health”, diabetes and dementia

March 2016 research wrap: Identity and dementia

This month, Dr Rahman has written a really interesting research blog on identity, and we are extremely grateful to him for his expertise, his continued willingness to make time to do this for us at no charge. This support of Dementia Alliance International and all people with dementia in general is greatly appreciated. Thank you Shibley. … Continue reading March 2016 research wrap: Identity and dementia

February Research Wrap: Logopenic Primary Progressive Aphasia

This month, we have just made it to post our Research Wrap for February, but with a mega effort by Dr Shibley Rahman in writing this today, we have made it! Sincere thanks for this ongoing support for our members Shibley. Many of our members have PPA or LPPA, and this particular article will be particularly … Continue reading February Research Wrap: Logopenic Primary Progressive Aphasia

Research Wrap: December 2015

Dementia Alliance International is closing the year with the December 2015 research wrap, written by Dr Shibley Rahman, an academic from the UK, and a DAI supporter and volunteer. I hope DAI members and supporters find it interesting. Thank you for taking the time and putting in so much effort in writing it Shibley. Can you have ‘too … Continue reading Research Wrap: December 2015

Dementia Research Wrap Up #4

Our latest Dementia Alliance International Dementia Research Wrap Up #4  for April 2015, generously provided and written by Dr Ian McDonald. Thank you Ian. Over the past few weeks there have been a few advances in relation to treating the pathological signs of dementia (in the brain). This means trying to get rid of those toxic … Continue reading Dementia Research Wrap Up #4

Dementia Research Wrap Up #3

Our latest Dementia Research Wrap Up covering updates from February 2015, by Dr Ian McDonald, the Science Communicator for Alzheimer’s Australia. Thank you Ian. I recently spoke with Australian researchers at the Florey Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience who are working on a potential blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers. It might seem strange … Continue reading Dementia Research Wrap Up #3

Research wrap-up #2

Dementia Research Wrap Up – February 2015 Author:  Dr Ian McDonald, Science Communicator, Alzheimer’s Australia Since my last wrap up in December a lot of new research has been making its way into scientific publications and also the mainstream media. In this short wrap up I thought I’d focus on a few of the studies I … Continue reading Research wrap-up #2

Research wrap-up #1

Late last year I asked a favour of a younger colleague and now friend, Dr Ian McDonald if he would consider writing a monthly blog with a precis of the latest in research for our Dementia Alliance International blog. Luckily for DAI, he has not only agreed to do this for us, but is donating … Continue reading Research wrap-up #1

#ResearchWrap October 2015

  We have not had a monthly research wrap for a while now, due to Dr Ian McDonald changing his career direction. We would however, like to formally thank Ian for his prior voluntary contribution to DAI, and we wish him well in his new position. This Research Wrap written on 17 October 2015, by Dr Shibley Rahman … Continue reading #ResearchWrap October 2015

Research roundup on memory and dementia

For our last blog post in January 2016, we are indeed lucky Dr Shibley Rahman has once again found time in his incredible schedule as an academic and author to write this research wrap for us. Thank you Shibley, as without volunteers like yourself, and others, it would be difficult indeed to offer the kinds of … Continue reading Research roundup on memory and dementia