Older women with both diabetes and naturally high oestrogen levels are 14 times more likely to develop dementia than women without diabetes, according to new research.
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The family of an elderly woman who choked to death at a care home are taking legal action as they seek to find out more about her death
People living in a Shrewsbury care home were locked in rooms and treated without respect, inspectors have found.
New research by Age UK reveals that nearly 400,000[i] people aged 65 plus in the UK are worried about being lonely this Christmas. In addition, it showed that there are 2.5 million (23%) older people who are not looking forward to Christmas this year with nearly 650,000[ii] saying it"s because the festive season brings back too many memories of those who have passed away.
A care home in Surrey has been shut down after inspectors found residents were "at significant risk of harm".
A commonly prescribed drug used to treat men with erectile problems could become the next treatment for dementia, according to Alzheimer's Society and Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF).