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World Dementia Council announces next steps

2 September 2014 - The World Dementia Council has announced the next steps in its drive to speed up dementia research and increase investment. The plans were agreed at its second meeting at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris in July. [read more]

Research links low levels of vitamin D to increased dementia risk

7 August 2014 - New research has suggested people with vitamin D deficencies in the blood may be twice as likely to develop dementia. However, researchers have warned that it is too early to recommend the vitamin as a preventative treatment for the disease. [read more]

ADI Honorary Vice President appointed to World Dementia Council

18 July 2014 - Dr Daisy Acosta, Honorary Vice President and former Chair of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) has been appointed to the World Dementia Council. The council aims to stimulate innovation in treatments and care for people with dementia. [read more]

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