dementia

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Professor Perminder Sanchdev

The UNSW researcher is recognised for his research into healthy brain ageing and prevention and early diagnosis of dementia.

Happy senior couple in the park

Keeping up with friends into old age could help prevent dementia.

Brain scans to diagnose Alzheimer's

Clinical trial results for lecanemab are a significant step rather than a ‘historic breakthrough’, say UNSW experts in Alzheimer’s disease.

Elderly woman at an aged care facility

A universal language for VAD in Australia would provide clarity and avoid legal issues, says an ethics and biolegality expert at UNSW Law & Justice. 

Elderly woman at an aged care facility

A new way of assessing aged care facilities using advanced computing will make them more fit for purpose for people living with dementia.

An MRI of Alzheimer's Disease

What can you do to help put the brakes on this cruel and debilitating disease? 

an elderly aboriginal man in ceremonial body paint

For First Nations peoples living with Dementia, loss of speech can bring loss of connection to family and culture. A new initiative has found a culturally friendly way to assist with communication.

a computer screen shows calculations in a medical research laboratory

Researchers from UNSW Sydney will receive federal government funding for seven new medical research projects.

Covid 19 and dementia

Dr Katya Numbers from the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has posed unique risks to people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

dementia screening app

Dementia screening could be as easy as using a smartphone app that listens to elderly people speak.

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