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#Dementia

# dementia - Friday 1 January, 2021

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

The Irishman aiming to help combat football’s dementia crisis

Jan 1st 2021, 8:00 AM 28,277 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
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# 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 42,246 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 3,876 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 5,672 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 7,956 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 23,915 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 26,527 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 7,031 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 25,389 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 5,142 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 6,250 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

67-year-old Dublin man with dementia missing in Costa del Sol
# Spain
# Spain

67-year-old Dublin man with dementia missing in Costa del Sol

Sep 12th 2019, 10:27 AM 96,458 Views 12 Comments

Duncan Crozier-Shaw was last seen in the El Corte Inglés Shopping complex in Costa Mijas.

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 16,485 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 19,343 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 15,147 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 8,060 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 15,123 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 12,532 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 19,184 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 11,541 Views 16 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 17,194 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 48,444 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 20,293 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 16,460 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 38,460 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 15,793 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 33,264 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 9,603 Views 12 Comments

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

# dementia - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'I went into a bit of a depression': How an Alzheimer's diagnosis can upend a family's life
# Understand Together
# Understand Together

'I went into a bit of a depression': How an Alzheimer's diagnosis can upend a family's life

Dec 19th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,971 Views 3 Comments

A new campaign is highlighting the important role friends and family can have in helping a loved one care for someone with dementia.

# dementia - Thursday 14 December, 2017

There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study
# Neuroscience
# Neuroscience

There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study

Dec 14th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,137 Views 16 Comments

The study’s lead researcher has called for more research to examine whether the treatment of hearing loss can decrease the chances of developing dementia.

# dementia - Thursday 23 November, 2017

15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders
# Finally
From The42
# Finally

15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders

Nov 23rd 2017, 7:55 PM 3,184 Views 2 Comments

The governing body first committed to exploring the topic in 2002.

# dementia - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers
# Head Games
From The42
# Head Games

Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers

Nov 18th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,207 Views 8 Comments

With heading linked to dementia, there are calls for it to be outlawed in underage games.

# dementia - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors
# Brain Training
# Brain Training

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors

Nov 16th 2017, 9:55 PM 10,943 Views 12 Comments

The trial studied nearly 3,000 older people.

# dementia - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds'
# World Diabetes Day
# World Diabetes Day

'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds'

Nov 14th 2017, 6:20 AM 15,016 Views 21 Comments

One third of people were unaware of the link between the condition and dementia.

# dementia - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'It was like a freight train came and hit us and we really didn't see it coming'
# The Blue Eyed Boy
From The42
# The Blue Eyed Boy

'It was like a freight train came and hit us and we really didn't see it coming'

Nov 12th 2017, 10:00 AM 40,586 Views 11 Comments

Jimmy Conway, former Republic of Ireland international and best-known for his time with Fulham, has been battling dementia for a decade.

# dementia - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Living with dementia: 'Do I hide it or be straight? I went with straight. You have to live your life.'
# Carrying On
# Carrying On

Living with dementia: 'Do I hide it or be straight? I went with straight. You have to live your life.'

Oct 26th 2017, 5:37 PM 17,223 Views 19 Comments

Two dementia sufferers are telling their stories as part of a new HSE awareness campaign.

# dementia - Thursday 21 September, 2017

The world's richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, has died aged 94
# L'Oreal Heiress
# L'Oreal Heiress

The world's richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, has died aged 94

Sep 21st 2017, 10:58 PM 43,516 Views 46 Comments

Bettencourt was declared unfit to run her own affairs in 2011.

# dementia - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia
# The Long Walk Home
# The Long Walk Home

From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia

Aug 12th 2017, 6:00 PM 8,862 Views 6 Comments

Eamonn Donnelly and his friend Sepp Tieber are currently making their way across England.

# dementia - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later
# Much Higher Risk
# Much Higher Risk

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later

Jul 26th 2017, 2:50 PM 15,942 Views 6 Comments

At the end of the long-term study, 97.4% of participants had developed dementia.

# dementia - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'You're giving up everything and they don't want to get on with you. It was hard to bite my lip and keep going'
# Dementia Carers
# Dementia Carers

'You're giving up everything and they don't want to get on with you. It was hard to bite my lip and keep going'

Jun 17th 2017, 10:15 AM 16,164 Views 7 Comments

Over 180,000 people in Ireland are currently or have been carers for a family member or partner with dementia.

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