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New ADI report on the 2nd anniversary of the Global plan on dementia calls for urgent action

21 May 2019 – A new report has been published by ADI to mark the 2nd anniversary of the adoption of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global plan on the public health response to dementia 2017-2025. [read more]

Queen Sofía of Spain awarded for becoming Global Ambassador

15 May 2019 – ADI's Chief Executive Paola Barbarino presented Her Majesty Queen Sofía of Spain with an award for becoming ADI’s Global Ambassador at the 3rd Dementia Forum X meeting at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. [read more]

ADI, GADAA and Alzheimer's Pakistan launch report on Dementia in Humanitarian Settings

9 May 2019 – A pioneering new report by ADI, The Global Alzheimer’s & Dementia Action Alliance (GADAA) and Alzheimer's Pakistan has revealed that people with dementia are being ignored in times of humanitarian crisis. [read more]

A new type of dementia identified?

3 May 2019 - A paper published in the journal Brain (30 April 2019) has identified a brain disorder that appears to mimic the clinical features of Alzheimer’s disease. Known as LATE (Limbic-predominant Age-related TDP-43 Encephalopathy) it appears to be linked to the accumulation of a protein, TDP-43, in the brain, while Alzheimer's disease is more commonly linked to two other brain proteins - amyloid and tau. [read more]

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