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#Dementia

# dementia - Monday 25 July, 2022

Players with early-onset dementia to launch legal case against rugby authorities
# Proceedings
From The42
# Proceedings

Players with early-onset dementia to launch legal case against rugby authorities

Jul 25th 2022, 9:30 PM 41,596 Views 16 Comments

The claimants include former Wales captain Ryan Jones and England’s 2003 World Cup-winning hooker Steve Thompson.

# dementia - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Former Man United defender Gibson has dementia
# Illness
From The42
# Illness

Former Man United defender Gibson has dementia

May 12th 2022, 11:10 PM 13,098 Views 4 Comments

‘I’m not going to go down without a fight,’ he told the Daily Mail.

# dementia - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Researchers seeking 120 former footballers for study into reducing risk of dementia
# Study
From The42
# Study

Researchers seeking 120 former footballers for study into reducing risk of dementia

Apr 26th 2022, 1:03 PM 1,466 Views 0 Comments

Several members of the 1966 England World Cup-winning squad, including Jack Charlton and Nobby Stiles, were suffering from dementia at the time of their deaths.

# dementia - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Former Celtic manager Wim Jansen dies aged 75
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former Celtic manager Wim Jansen dies aged 75

Jan 25th 2022, 1:13 PM 6,700 Views 5 Comments

The former Feyenoord and Holland player had been living with dementia.

# dementia - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Ex-All Black prop Carl Hayman joins legal action after dementia diagnosis
# TAKING ACTION
From The42
# TAKING ACTION

Ex-All Black prop Carl Hayman joins legal action after dementia diagnosis

Nov 2nd 2021, 7:23 PM 8,246 Views 0 Comments

Former England hooker Steve Thompson is also involved in the litigation.

# dementia - Monday 25 October, 2021

Celtic send their best wishes to former boss Wim Jansen
# Dementia
From The42
# Dementia

Celtic send their best wishes to former boss Wim Jansen

Oct 25th 2021, 8:47 PM 13,450 Views 0 Comments

The Dutchman has been diagnosed with dementia.

# dementia - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Former Manchester United star Pallister fears dementia
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

Former Manchester United star Pallister fears dementia

Oct 10th 2021, 12:17 PM 13,668 Views 1 Comment

‘You put it all together and you start thinking, ‘Crikey, I’m a prime candidate for dementia.”

# dementia - Friday 1 October, 2021

Heading needs to be 'phased out' of football, says ex-England captain Terry Butcher
# Long Term Damage
From The42
# Long Term Damage

Heading needs to be 'phased out' of football, says ex-England captain Terry Butcher

Oct 1st 2021, 10:48 AM 4,266 Views 9 Comments

The former centre-half feels the time has now come to move away from that aspect of the game.

# dementia - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals
# Late Stage
From The42
# Late Stage

Former Ireland defender and Premier League manager Joe Kinnear has dementia, family reveals

Sep 22nd 2021, 4:44 PM 28,264 Views 13 Comments

‘It is heartbreaking to see how someone can change,’ says the 74-year-old’s wife, Bonnie.

# dementia - Friday 11 June, 2021

Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic
# Dementia
# Dementia

Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic

Jun 11th 2021, 11:57 AM 5,511 Views 7 Comments

The new research published by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland say that it found family carers to be at “breaking point”.

# dementia - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Sleeping fewer hours in middle age associated with dementia risk - study
# Zzzz
# Zzzz

Sleeping fewer hours in middle age associated with dementia risk - study

Apr 20th 2021, 10:37 PM 32,312 Views 25 Comments

Research suggests there’s a higher risk of dementia in those sleeping six or fewer hours per night at the age of 50 or 60.

# dementia - Friday 26 March, 2021

Brilliant Jack Charlton documentary premieres on Irish television this weekend
# Give It A Lash
From The42
# Give It A Lash

Brilliant Jack Charlton documentary premieres on Irish television this weekend

Mar 26th 2021, 11:43 AM 10,909 Views 4 Comments

Virgin Media One will show the emotional documentary on Sunday night, and the broadcaster has been running ‘Donate For Dementia’ ahead of its screening.

# dementia - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

'I don’t see how any footballer wouldn’t be worried': Gary Lineker wants brain tested for signs of dementia
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

'I don’t see how any footballer wouldn’t be worried': Gary Lineker wants brain tested for signs of dementia

Mar 17th 2021, 11:31 AM 6,401 Views 3 Comments

The 60-year-old says he has spoken to Match of the Day colleagues Alan Shearer and Ian Wright about the issue.

# dementia - Friday 1 January, 2021

The Irishman aiming to help combat football’s dementia crisis
# Initiative
From The42
# Initiative

The Irishman aiming to help combat football’s dementia crisis

Jan 1st 2021, 8:00 AM 28,593 Views 2 Comments

Former League of Ireland footballer Mark Herrick is the co-founder of Headrite Sports.

# dementia - Friday 20 November, 2020

'The amount of players who have died in recent years is too many... Something needs to change' - Rooney
# Dementia
From The42
# Dementia

'The amount of players who have died in recent years is too many... Something needs to change' - Rooney

Nov 20th 2020, 3:00 PM 42,660 Views 14 Comments

The former Man United star says more research is vital for investigating the impact of dementia in football.

# dementia - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

More 'robust' proof needed to show link between heading and dementia - FIFPro medical officer
# Research
From The42
# Research

More 'robust' proof needed to show link between heading and dementia - FIFPro medical officer

Nov 18th 2020, 5:09 PM 3,928 Views 4 Comments

The disease has become a major issue again following the death of Nobby Stiles.

# dementia - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Stiles' family calls for dementia "scandal" to be addressed while FA defends commitment to issue
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Stiles' family calls for dementia "scandal" to be addressed while FA defends commitment to issue

Nov 17th 2020, 8:02 PM 5,708 Views 0 Comments

The association says it holds a “clear and unwavering commitment” to battling the illness.

# dementia - Thursday 12 November, 2020

England boss Southgate admits dementia concerns 'having headed a lot of footballs'
# Looking Forward
From The42
# Looking Forward

England boss Southgate admits dementia concerns 'having headed a lot of footballs'

Nov 12th 2020, 8:04 AM 7,998 Views 5 Comments

The 50-year-old was speaking after Sir Bobby Charlton was recently diagnosed with dementia.

# dementia - Monday 2 November, 2020

Germany legend 'slowly passing to the afterlife'
# Health Issues
From The42
# Health Issues

Germany legend 'slowly passing to the afterlife'

Nov 2nd 2020, 6:05 PM 24,059 Views 5 Comments

Gerd Mueller suffers from dementia and lives in a specialised care home.

# dementia - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

'He's not the same Jack' - New film explores Charlton's life and final years with dementia
# Trailer
From The42
# Trailer

'He's not the same Jack' - New film explores Charlton's life and final years with dementia

Oct 13th 2020, 12:02 PM 26,645 Views 8 Comments

Directed by Gabriel Clarke and Pete Thomas, ‘Finding Jack Charlton’ is set for release next month.

# dementia - Friday 4 September, 2020

Unseen footage, handwritten notes and close family to feature in Finding Jack Charlton doc
# Final Chapter
From The42
# Final Chapter

Unseen footage, handwritten notes and close family to feature in Finding Jack Charlton doc

Sep 4th 2020, 5:39 PM 7,144 Views 0 Comments

The film will hit small screens in 2021, with a cinematic release expected this year.

# dementia - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Jimmy Conway, the dementia epidemic and how football failed an entire generation of players
# Gone Too Soon
From The42
# Gone Too Soon

Jimmy Conway, the dementia epidemic and how football failed an entire generation of players

Feb 23rd 2020, 9:30 PM 25,526 Views 8 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland international spent the final ten years of his life battling the insidious disease.

# dementia - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Scottish FA set to ban children from heading footballs
# Dementia
From The42
# Dementia

Scottish FA set to ban children from heading footballs

Jan 16th 2020, 3:11 PM 5,154 Views 15 Comments

The new ruling for U12s could be in place in a matter of weeks, it has been reported today.

# dementia - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Study that finds footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia '15 years too late'
# New Research
From The42
# New Research

Study that finds footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia '15 years too late'

Oct 22nd 2019, 11:39 AM 6,282 Views 6 Comments

Ex-Celtic and England striker Chris Sutton has expressed his anger after the report’s release yesterday.

# dementia - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia
# The Netherlands
# The Netherlands

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia

Sep 12th 2019, 6:59 AM 16,540 Views 55 Comments

Prosecutors had accused the doctor of failing to properly consult the Alzheimer’s patient in the case in 2016.

# dementia - Monday 26 August, 2019

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case
# The Hague
# The Hague

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case

Aug 26th 2019, 7:39 PM 19,380 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.

# dementia - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

A garden in the Bloom Festival is a space where people with dementia can reminisce
# Opinion
# Opinion

A garden in the Bloom Festival is a space where people with dementia can reminisce

May 29th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,176 Views 6 Comments

The garden offers a positive and enjoyable experience for people with dementia by rekindling fond memories, writes Kathy Ryan.

# dementia - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Share the caring duties and taking an active role: Enjoying Christmas with a loved one who has dementia
# Advice
# Advice

Share the caring duties and taking an active role: Enjoying Christmas with a loved one who has dementia

Dec 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 8,072 Views 9 Comments

The Public Health Agency has issued some advice for those with dementia and their carers this Christmas period.

# dementia - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'He failed my Dad, it's heartbreaking': Sutton calls on Taylor to stand down
# CTE
From The42
# CTE

'He failed my Dad, it's heartbreaking': Sutton calls on Taylor to stand down

Nov 24th 2018, 3:16 PM 15,139 Views 1 Comment

The former Celtic striker delivered an emotional address on BT Sport.

# dementia - Sunday 4 November, 2018

New study suggests that diabetes medicine could be used to reduce effects of Alzheimer's disease
# Dementia
# Dementia

New study suggests that diabetes medicine could be used to reduce effects of Alzheimer's disease

Nov 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,560 Views 5 Comments

It’s believed that targeting the brain’s capillary system could have beneficial effects for Alzheimer’s patients.

# dementia - Friday 7 September, 2018

High Court rules detention of woman with dementia whose son threatened to kill her is lawful
# Courts
# Courts

High Court rules detention of woman with dementia whose son threatened to kill her is lawful

Sep 7th 2018, 7:03 PM 19,196 Views 0 Comments

The court previously heard that the woman’s son had been secretly recorded threatening and verbally abusing her.

# dementia - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Number of people with dementia set to double but stigma 'leading to delayed diagnosis'
# Memory Loss
# Memory Loss

Number of people with dementia set to double but stigma 'leading to delayed diagnosis'

Aug 29th 2018, 10:54 AM 11,617 Views 14 Comments

The number of people with dementia in Ireland is expected to increase from 55,000 currently to 113,000 by 2036.

# dementia - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving
# Serious Concerns
# Serious Concerns

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving

Aug 2nd 2018, 4:17 PM 17,212 Views 0 Comments

One of the patients set off a fire alarm and has severe paranoia.

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia
# Research
# Research

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia

Aug 2nd 2018, 8:36 AM 48,475 Views 57 Comments

People who don’t drink in midlife have been found to have a 45% higher risk of dementia.

# dementia - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life

May 1st 2018, 10:21 AM 20,299 Views 19 Comments

The study does not say if active treatment could curb the risk.

# dementia - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'Like a candle in the darkness' - Researchers need volunteers to help spot dementia years before symptoms start
# Dementia
# Dementia

'Like a candle in the darkness' - Researchers need volunteers to help spot dementia years before symptoms start

Mar 28th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,478 Views 5 Comments

Around 55,000 people in Ireland suffer from the illness.

# dementia - Sunday 4 March, 2018

How your eyes can say if you'll have memory problems in later life
# It's In The Eyes
# It's In The Eyes

How your eyes can say if you'll have memory problems in later life

Mar 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 38,493 Views 0 Comments

A new study has pinpointed how changes in the blood vessels in your eyes could point to problems later.

# dementia - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia
# Premature Deaths
# Premature Deaths

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

Feb 21st 2018, 8:51 AM 15,805 Views 39 Comments

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking.

# dementia - Saturday 17 February, 2018

'It's absolutely like minding a child': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia
# Care
# Care

'It's absolutely like minding a child': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia

Feb 17th 2018, 12:50 PM 33,398 Views 44 Comments

Owen spoke to Marian Finucane this morning about the progression of her husband’s condition.

# dementia - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Irish researchers looking to develop wearable device for dementia patients who wander
# Dementia
# Dementia

Irish researchers looking to develop wearable device for dementia patients who wander

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:05 AM 9,644 Views 12 Comments

Dementia is on the rise, with approximately 55,000 sufferers in Ireland.

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