Blog

Increase in early onset dementia risk for those with childhood heart defects, says study

Increase in early onset dementia risk for those with childhood heart defects, says study
Posted on 19 Feb 2018 by Enviva Care

A new study from Denmark has found that people who had heart defects during childhood were more than two-and-a-half times more likely to develop dementia in middle age.


Presenter opens up about experiences with Parkinson’s disease

Presenter opens up about experiences with Parkinson’s disease
Posted on 15 Feb 2018 by Enviva Care

A well-known Sky Sports presenter living with Parkinson’s disease has opened up about his and his family’s experiences with the condition.


Existing drug could reduce dementia risk by half

Existing drug could reduce dementia risk by half
Posted on 13 Feb 2018 by Enviva Care

Researchers believe a new drug – usually used to treat rheumatoid arthritis – could significantly lessen the risk of developing dementia in later life.


Skater who survived a stroke says the experience changed her entire outlook on life

Skater who survived a stroke says the experience changed her entire outlook on life
Posted on 12 Feb 2018 by Enviva Care

Fans of ITV’s Dancing On Ice are quite often amazed by the acrobatics of the show’s skating professionals.


BBC One drama praised for raising awareness of Huntington’s disease

BBC One drama praised for raising awareness of Huntington’s disease
Posted on 8 Feb 2018 by Enviva Care

An emotional episode of popular BBC One drama Call the Midwife has been met with praise from fans and critics alike for raising awareness of Huntington’s disease.


Scientists uncover potential new treatment for dementia

Scientists uncover potential new treatment for dementia
Posted on 6 Feb 2018 by Enviva Care

Scientists believe they may have found a new method in halting the biological causes of Alzheimer’s disease.


Woodpecker study might enhance our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases

Woodpecker study might enhance our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases
Posted on 5 Feb 2018 by Enviva Care

Once again scientists have turned to the natural world in an attempt to improve their understanding of complex neurological conditions.


Researchers suggest “fragmented sleep” can increase risk of dementia

Researchers suggest “fragmented sleep” can increase risk of dementia
Posted on 30 Jan 2018 by Enviva Care

Waking up during the night, or having trouble sticking to a sleep routine, might be an early indicator of a more serious neurodegenerative disease, scientists claim.


Young woman’s “hangover” turned out to be the effects of a stroke

Young woman’s “hangover” turned out to be the effects of a stroke
Posted on 29 Jan 2018 by Enviva Care

When Mollie Docherty woke up one morning feeling rather worse for wear she was inclined to blame the prosecco she had drunk with friends the night before.


Singer determined to continue writing music despite Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

Singer determined to continue writing music despite Parkinson’s disease diagnosis
Posted on 25 Jan 2018 by Enviva Care

In recent days, famous singer Neil Diamond has announced that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.


Website for Care providers
Navigation