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New fellowships awarded in race to cure dementia

Australian dementia research has received a significant boost with the announcement of the inaugural recipients of the ‘Race Against Dementia – Dementia Australia Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship’ program. The award comes from Formula 1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart’s charity Race ...

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Study explores pain’s role in BPSD

Almost two-thirds of aged care residents with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) live with pain, a new study has found. The research also found that for almost half of that group their pain was moderate to severe. The ...

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Living alone linked with dementia: new study

Social isolation might be a greater risk factor for dementia than previously believed. That’s according to researchers from University College London (UCL). They found that people over age 55 who live alone are 30 per cent more likely to develop ...

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