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The Irishman aiming to help combat football’s dementia crisis
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# Initiative

The Irishman aiming to help combat football’s dementia crisis

Jan 1st 2021, 8:00 AM 28,208 Views 2 Comments

Former League of Ireland footballer Mark Herrick is the co-founder of Headrite Sports.

'The amount of players who have died in recent years is too many... Something needs to change' - Rooney
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'The amount of players who have died in recent years is too many... Something needs to change' - Rooney

Nov 20th 2020, 3:00 PM 42,223 Views 13 Comments

The former Man United star says more research is vital for investigating the impact of dementia in football.

More 'robust' proof needed to show link between heading and dementia - FIFPro medical officer
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# Research

More 'robust' proof needed to show link between heading and dementia - FIFPro medical officer

Nov 18th 2020, 5:09 PM 3,876 Views 4 Comments

The disease has become a major issue again following the death of Nobby Stiles.

Stiles' family calls for dementia "scandal" to be addressed while FA defends commitment to issue
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# Statement

Stiles' family calls for dementia "scandal" to be addressed while FA defends commitment to issue

Nov 17th 2020, 8:02 PM 5,672 Views 0 Comments

The association says it holds a “clear and unwavering commitment” to battling the illness.

England boss Southgate admits dementia concerns 'having headed a lot of footballs'
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# Looking Forward

England boss Southgate admits dementia concerns 'having headed a lot of footballs'

Nov 12th 2020, 8:04 AM 7,956 Views 5 Comments

The 50-year-old was speaking after Sir Bobby Charlton was recently diagnosed with dementia.

Germany legend 'slowly passing to the afterlife'
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# Health Issues

Germany legend 'slowly passing to the afterlife'

Nov 2nd 2020, 6:05 PM 23,913 Views 5 Comments

Gerd Mueller suffers from dementia and lives in a specialised care home.

'He's not the same Jack' - New film explores Charlton's life and final years with dementia
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# Trailer

'He's not the same Jack' - New film explores Charlton's life and final years with dementia

Oct 13th 2020, 12:02 PM 26,526 Views 8 Comments

Directed by Gabriel Clarke and Pete Thomas, ‘Finding Jack Charlton’ is set for release next month.

Unseen footage, handwritten notes and close family to feature in Finding Jack Charlton doc
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# Final Chapter

Unseen footage, handwritten notes and close family to feature in Finding Jack Charlton doc

Sep 4th 2020, 5:39 PM 7,031 Views 0 Comments

The film will hit small screens in 2021, with a cinematic release expected this year.

Jimmy Conway, the dementia epidemic and how football failed an entire generation of players
# Gone Too Soon
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# Gone Too Soon

Jimmy Conway, the dementia epidemic and how football failed an entire generation of players

Feb 23rd 2020, 9:30 PM 25,382 Views 8 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland international spent the final ten years of his life battling the insidious disease.

Scottish FA set to ban children from heading footballs
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# Dementia

Scottish FA set to ban children from heading footballs

Jan 16th 2020, 3:11 PM 5,142 Views 15 Comments

The new ruling for U12s could be in place in a matter of weeks, it has been reported today.

Study that finds footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia '15 years too late'
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# New Research

Study that finds footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia '15 years too late'

Oct 22nd 2019, 11:39 AM 6,250 Views 6 Comments

Ex-Celtic and England striker Chris Sutton has expressed his anger after the report’s release yesterday.

67-year-old Dublin man with dementia missing in Costa del Sol
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67-year-old Dublin man with dementia missing in Costa del Sol

Sep 12th 2019, 10:27 AM 96,458 Views 12 Comments

Duncan Crozier-Shaw was last seen in the El Corte Inglés Shopping complex in Costa Mijas.

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia
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# The Netherlands

Dutch doctor acquitted in landmark case over euthanising woman with severe dementia

Sep 12th 2019, 6:59 AM 16,484 Views 55 Comments

Prosecutors had accused the doctor of failing to properly consult the Alzheimer’s patient in the case in 2016.

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case
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# The Hague

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case

Aug 26th 2019, 7:39 PM 19,343 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.

A garden in the Bloom Festival is a space where people with dementia can reminisce
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# Opinion

A garden in the Bloom Festival is a space where people with dementia can reminisce

May 29th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,147 Views 6 Comments

The garden offers a positive and enjoyable experience for people with dementia by rekindling fond memories, writes Kathy Ryan.

Share the caring duties and taking an active role: Enjoying Christmas with a loved one who has dementia
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# Advice

Share the caring duties and taking an active role: Enjoying Christmas with a loved one who has dementia

Dec 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 8,060 Views 9 Comments

The Public Health Agency has issued some advice for those with dementia and their carers this Christmas period.

'He failed my Dad, it's heartbreaking': Sutton calls on Taylor to stand down
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# CTE

'He failed my Dad, it's heartbreaking': Sutton calls on Taylor to stand down

Nov 24th 2018, 3:16 PM 15,123 Views 1 Comment

The former Celtic striker delivered an emotional address on BT Sport.

New study suggests that diabetes medicine could be used to reduce effects of Alzheimer's disease
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# Dementia

New study suggests that diabetes medicine could be used to reduce effects of Alzheimer's disease

Nov 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,531 Views 5 Comments

It’s believed that targeting the brain’s capillary system could have beneficial effects for Alzheimer’s patients.

High Court rules detention of woman with dementia whose son threatened to kill her is lawful
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# Courts

High Court rules detention of woman with dementia whose son threatened to kill her is lawful

Sep 7th 2018, 7:03 PM 19,184 Views 0 Comments

The court previously heard that the woman’s son had been secretly recorded threatening and verbally abusing her.

Number of people with dementia set to double but stigma 'leading to delayed diagnosis'
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# Memory Loss

Number of people with dementia set to double but stigma 'leading to delayed diagnosis'

Aug 29th 2018, 10:54 AM 11,535 Views 14 Comments

The number of people with dementia in Ireland is expected to increase from 55,000 currently to 113,000 by 2036.

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving
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# Serious Concerns

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving

Aug 2nd 2018, 4:17 PM 17,194 Views 0 Comments

One of the patients set off a fire alarm and has severe paranoia.

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia
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# Research

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia

Aug 2nd 2018, 8:36 AM 48,444 Views 57 Comments

People who don’t drink in midlife have been found to have a 45% higher risk of dementia.

Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life
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# Mental Health

Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life

May 1st 2018, 10:21 AM 20,293 Views 19 Comments

The study does not say if active treatment could curb the risk.

'Like a candle in the darkness' - Researchers need volunteers to help spot dementia years before symptoms start
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# Dementia

'Like a candle in the darkness' - Researchers need volunteers to help spot dementia years before symptoms start

Mar 28th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,460 Views 5 Comments

Around 55,000 people in Ireland suffer from the illness.

How your eyes can say if you'll have memory problems in later life
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# It's In The Eyes

How your eyes can say if you'll have memory problems in later life

Mar 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 38,460 Views 0 Comments

A new study has pinpointed how changes in the blood vessels in your eyes could point to problems later.

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia
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# Premature Deaths

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

Feb 21st 2018, 8:51 AM 15,793 Views 41 Comments

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking.

'It's absolutely like minding a child': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia
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# Care

'It's absolutely like minding a child': Nora Owen on caring for her husband with dementia

Feb 17th 2018, 12:50 PM 33,263 Views 44 Comments

Owen spoke to Marian Finucane this morning about the progression of her husband’s condition.

Irish researchers looking to develop wearable device for dementia patients who wander
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Irish researchers looking to develop wearable device for dementia patients who wander

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:05 AM 9,600 Views 12 Comments

Dementia is on the rise, with approximately 55,000 sufferers in Ireland.

'I went into a bit of a depression': How an Alzheimer's diagnosis can upend a family's life
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# Understand Together

'I went into a bit of a depression': How an Alzheimer's diagnosis can upend a family's life

Dec 19th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,968 Views 3 Comments

A new campaign is highlighting the important role friends and family can have in helping a loved one care for someone with dementia.

There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study
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# Neuroscience

There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study

Dec 14th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,137 Views 16 Comments

The study’s lead researcher has called for more research to examine whether the treatment of hearing loss can decrease the chances of developing dementia.

15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders
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# Finally

15 years after promising research, FA announces study into football's links to brain disorders

Nov 23rd 2017, 7:55 PM 3,184 Views 2 Comments

The governing body first committed to exploring the topic in 2002.

Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers
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# Head Games

Pillows, Pele and the device an ex-League of Ireland player thinks can save the art of headers

Nov 18th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,207 Views 8 Comments

With heading linked to dementia, there are calls for it to be outlawed in underage games.

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors
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# Brain Training

Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors

Nov 16th 2017, 9:55 PM 10,940 Views 12 Comments

The trial studied nearly 3,000 older people.

'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds'
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# World Diabetes Day

'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds'

Nov 14th 2017, 6:20 AM 15,016 Views 21 Comments

One third of people were unaware of the link between the condition and dementia.

'It was like a freight train came and hit us and we really didn't see it coming'
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# The Blue Eyed Boy

'It was like a freight train came and hit us and we really didn't see it coming'

Nov 12th 2017, 10:00 AM 40,582 Views 11 Comments

Jimmy Conway, former Republic of Ireland international and best-known for his time with Fulham, has been battling dementia for a decade.

Living with dementia: 'Do I hide it or be straight? I went with straight. You have to live your life.'
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# Carrying On

Living with dementia: 'Do I hide it or be straight? I went with straight. You have to live your life.'

Oct 26th 2017, 5:37 PM 17,222 Views 19 Comments

Two dementia sufferers are telling their stories as part of a new HSE awareness campaign.

The world's richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, has died aged 94
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# L'Oreal Heiress

The world's richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, has died aged 94

Sep 21st 2017, 10:58 PM 43,515 Views 46 Comments

Bettencourt was declared unfit to run her own affairs in 2011.

From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia
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# The Long Walk Home

From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia

Aug 12th 2017, 6:00 PM 8,861 Views 6 Comments

Eamonn Donnelly and his friend Sepp Tieber are currently making their way across England.

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later
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# Much Higher Risk

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later

Jul 26th 2017, 2:50 PM 15,937 Views 6 Comments

At the end of the long-term study, 97.4% of participants had developed dementia.

'You're giving up everything and they don't want to get on with you. It was hard to bite my lip and keep going'
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# Dementia Carers

'You're giving up everything and they don't want to get on with you. It was hard to bite my lip and keep going'

Jun 17th 2017, 10:15 AM 16,162 Views 7 Comments

Over 180,000 people in Ireland are currently or have been carers for a family member or partner with dementia.

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