Alzheimer's Insights is a weekly curated digest of all that is relevant to the treatment of Alzheimers
09 Aug. 2016
INSIGHTS hits its century today. Before kicking back for a summer break, we take the opportunities provided by the week’s headlines to look back, and look ahead.
02 Aug. 2016
The Alzheimer’s Association conference wrapped up in Toronto last week, with two key themes to the fore: the continuing quest for research breakthroughs and the politics of funding as the costs of care keep rising.
26 Jul. 2016
This week and next will see a host of stories emerging from the annual conference of the Alzheimer’s Association in Toronto.
19 Jul. 2016
Good news stories are building up in the world of Alzheimer’s, suggesting that the research community is focused more on collaboration, innovation, and getting to results.
12 Jul. 2016
Innovative thinking features large in this week’s selection of INSIGHTS stories, with a strong focus on artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and what innovations are emerging in meeting the challenge of securing early diagnosis.
05 Jul. 2016
Research advances across an especially wide front this week, with innovative thinking being applied to a wide range of devices and assistive technologies.
28 Jun. 2016
Generally promising news across a wide front of Alzheimer’s issues is offset by an alarming and defeatist motion by the BMA.
21 Jun. 2016
While an American meeting of actuaries wonders if research success could actually increase the costs of dementia care, we review the recommendations in April’s issue of Lancet Neurology. The truth is out there, but it’s not simple.
14 Jun. 2016
Last week’s Alzheimer’s Show in London was a triumph for community engagement in the world of dementia, while spotlighting a possibly brighter future for the world of clinical trials.
07 Jun. 2016
As the Alzheimer’s Society launches its third annual Dementia Friendly awards, and ahead of a big London conference on Alzheimer’s, we look at what is happening at community level.
31 May. 2016
The brain trauma story gathers momentum: after our feature on global sport last week, this week sees a UK newspaper taking on the soccer establishment.
24 May. 2016
Dementia Awareness week swelled the INSIGHTS content feeds with a wide spectrum of stories, with the BBC providing many of them and promising more first-rate content over the coming weeks.
17 May. 2016
Dementia Awareness week in the UK is the perfect opportunity to examine how public perceptions are changing, communities are becoming more dementia friendly, and the “stigma” of mental illness is on its way into the dustbin of history.
10 May. 2016
As more accounts of living with Alzheimer’s hit the media, INSIGHTS reflects on changing attitudes to the disease: how do we live with it; how do we talk about it?
03 May. 2016
As the world of Alzheimer’s research moves up a gear and the drug pipeline grows, more people are needed for clinical trials. We look at how best to get involved.
26 Apr. 2016
In assessing our “dementia capability”, a novel question asks this week not about the health implications of new treatments not working, but the cost implications if they do work. Are we ready for success?
19 Apr. 2016
The price exacted of caregivers is the inspiration of our lead story this week: how does society show that it cares for them, deep down?
12 Apr. 2016
Lifestyle concerns are top of the news this week, with babies’ diets possibly being the most alarming story, and our art therapy round-up is the most inspiring.
05 Apr. 2016
Facts and figures from the American Alzheimer’s Association paint a stark picture of what caregiving costs the caregivers, and we look at one potential source for HOPE.
31 Mar. 2016
This special supplement to INSIGHTS is a summary of a report on Alzheimer's Disease in the April issue of Lancet Neurology. It concludes with the possible implications of this report in communications terms.
29 Mar. 2016
Pressures on funding and the challenges of developing more effective research are leading to a stark conclusion: the industry needs to get its communications sorted out.
22 Mar. 2016
Ingenuity is the watchword in most of our stories in INSIGHTS this week, right across the spectrum of lifestyle, devices, care and drug research.