What is vascular dementia? – Alzheimer’s Society (5)

Vascular dementia is the second most common type of dementia. It is caused by problems with the blood supply to the brain. Nerve cells require oxygen and nutrients to survive. Without them, they will become damaged or die. Cells are provided with these oxygen and […]

Dementia cause, cure, care and prevention: Alzheimer’s Society Research

For subtitled version please see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2AEYRCtOyw&feature=youtu.be Alzheimer's Society is dedicated to defeating dementia through research. This film shows how the Society funds and supports dementia research. It includes interviews with Professor Nick Fox, Professor of Neurology and MRC Senior Clinical Fellow at the Institute of […]

Forget Genetics, Is This a Main Cause of Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Could there be other causes for cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimer's disease? In this interview from 2009, Andreas Moritz explains the factors that cause and contribute to Alzheimer's Disease. Find out the role insulin plays in the disease and how the body's malnourishment leads to […]

Can Alzheimer’s Start In Your 20s?

What causes Alzheimer’s, and at what age does it develop? Follow Amy on Twitter: https://twitter.com/astVintageSpace Read More: Alzheimer amyloid clumps found in young brains http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150302071349.htm “Amyloid — an abnormal protein that’s a hallmark of Alzheimer’s — starts accumulating inside neurons of people as young as […]

What is Alzheimer’s disease? – Ivan Seah Yu Jun

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-alzheimer-s-disease-ivan-seah-yu-jun Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, affecting over 40 million people worldwide. And though it was discovered over a century ago, scientists are still grappling for a cure. Ivan Seah Yu Jun describes how Alzheimer's affects the brain, […]