Older people with diabetes and memory problems would benefit from using wearable glucose monitors, a study suggests.
Referees’ chief Mike Riley is set to argue the case for continuing to use pitchside monitors sparingly when he makes a VAR presentation to Premier League chairmen on Thursday.
Children under the age of 11 should avoid heading the ball, according to new advice for clubs from the Scottish Youth Football Association (SYFA).
The Premier League is looking into whether academy players of a certain age should be banned from heading a football and have emailed all 20 clubs in the wake of a recent study into the link between the sport and dementia.
An expert group has been set up to investigate whether concussion substitutes could be introduced to football.
Football must immediately ban heading for children 14 and under and permanently substitute any player who has suffered a head injury, according to former player Lenny Johnrose.
Football Association chairman Greg Clarke hopes concussion substitutes are introduced to the game “as quickly as possible” in the wake of a report which found a higher incidence of neurodegenerative disease among former footballers than in the general population.
Jeff Astle’s daughter was “staggered” to learn of a new study’s findings that former footballers are approximately three and a half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease than the general population.
Former footballers are approximately three and a half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease than the general population, according to a new study.
A study commissioned by the Football Association and the Professional Footballers’ Association published on Monday has established a link between football and dementia, 17 years after Jeff Astle died with what a coroner described as an “industrial injury”.
Former England striker Chris Sutton has accused Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor of failing his members and their families over the issue of dementia.
Former footballers are approximately three-and-a-half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease than the general population, according to a new study.
A new campaign hosted by Alzheimer Scotland is aiming to highlight the challenges people living with dementia face.
A father-and-son duo have raised more than £10,000 for a local charity.
John Middleton led a walk for Alzheimer’s two years after his Emmerdale character, who had been diagnosed with dementia, died.
The use of music playlists in A&E wards was found to have a calming effect on almost all elderly dementia patients in a trial.
Is it possible that doctors are putting us at greater risk from dementia with routine prescriptions for other illnesses?
NHS hospitals are stepping back in time with vintage makeovers to help dementia patients cope with stress and anxiety.
The son of a former Dons player and Highland League coach now battling dementia has launched a fundraiser in his honour.
Two-thirds of people think dementia is a normal part of ageing rather than a medical condition, a survey suggests.
Samuel L Jackson has called for support to end Alzheimer’s disease, the “cruel” condition that ravaged his family.
Dame Barbara Windsor has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to “sort out” dementia care as she prepares to make a rare public appearance – delivering an open letter to 10 Downing Street.
Alan Titchmarsh said gardening can help people living with Alzheimer’s after he featured one of the youngest people in the country to be diagnosed with dementia on his show.
A national charity is visiting Moray next month to give locals an insight into dementia.
A Scottish student has delayed his 21st birthday celebrations in order to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK by walking the entire length of the Outer Hebrides on his own.
They may not be kids any more, but pensioners at a north-east care home are feeling young again following a special visit from a pair of baby goats.
Nile Rodgers has signed up to help bring music to people suffering from dementia after witnessing how it “transformed” his mother.
A cash pot of £160,000 has been made available to recruit a much-needed dementia specialist in Orkney – which is facing a crisis with the number of sufferers is expected to double from around 400 in the next decade.
Police in Orkney have found the body of a man during searches for a missing 80-year-old pensioner.
Cameras will follow people living with dementia for two years in a new BBC documentary.
Ex-Coronation Street star Shobna Gulati has called for an end to the stigma around dementia.
An innovative project which uses specially-trained dogs to help people living with dementia has launched an urgent fundraising drive to save it from closure.