Tag: dementia

Britain’s first Down’s Syndrome couple to get married face being torn apart after 24 years as husband’s dementia means he forgets who his wife is

Britain’s first Down’s Syndrome couple to get married face being torn apart after 24 years as husband’s dementia means he forgets who his wife is

THE first Down’s Syndrome couple to get married in Britain are at the brink of separation after 24 years together. Maryanne Pilling, 48, and [...]

Dutch court clears doctor in landmark euthanasia trial

A Dutch court has acquitted a doctor in a landmark trial that prosecutors and physicians hope will help clarify how the country's 2002 euthanasia [...]

In landmark test case, Dutch court acquits doctor who carried out euthanasia on patient with 'deep dementia'

In landmark test case, Dutch court acquits doctor who carried out euthanasia on patient with 'deep dementia' [...]
Women who suffer from migraines could be at higher risk of dementia, study finds

Women who suffer from migraines could be at higher risk of dementia, study finds

WOMEN who suffer from migraines may be more likely to develop dementia, researchers say. A study has linked the headaches to a higher risk of getti [...]
Dame Barbara Windsor returns to screens to thank supporters who signed open letter to ‘fix’ dementia care

Dame Barbara Windsor returns to screens to thank supporters who signed open letter to ‘fix’ dementia care

DAME Barbara Windsor returned to the screen to thank the 100,000 Brits who signed her open letter on care funding. The EastEnders legend, 82, who h [...]
Barbara Windsor dementia plea: Heartbreaking open letter from EastEnders star

Barbara Windsor dementia plea: Heartbreaking open letter from EastEnders star

Scott Mitchell, 56, said families face crippling care costs of around £100,000. He warned it makes a dementia diagnosis even more “painful” for fam [...]
Dame Barbara Windsor calls on Boris Johnson to take action and ‘sort out’ dementia care

Dame Barbara Windsor calls on Boris Johnson to take action and ‘sort out’ dementia care

EASTENDERS legend Dame Barbara Windsor has called on Boris Johnson to “sort out” dementia care as she prepares to deliver an open letter to No10. T [...]

Landmark euthanasia trial opens in the Netherlands

A landmark euthanasia trial has opened in the Netherlands seeking to pinpoint what to do with dementia patients who have previously stated their [...]
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