With each heartbeat, blood vessels deliver around 15% of your blood up into your brain. This energy-hungry organ can only keep going thanks to the constant supply of nutrients and oxygen that are carried to it in the blood. Hundreds of miles of arteries, veins and capillaries circulate blood around every inch of the brain. […]
Alzheimer’s Research UK is a hugely busy charity. As we seek to up our ambition ...Read more
This blog is a cross-post with the Association of Medical Research Charities. Too often we hear that dementia is just part and parcel of getting older, that nothing can be done to stop this cruel condition in its tracks. But we know that’s not the case. Dementia is not a by-product of ageing, it is […]
Helen spent nine months before she took a single picture, to be sure to get to know the individuals and capture an image true to their character.
On Tuesday 24 April 2007, Michelle was diagnosed with early-onset dementia at the age of 38. We knew there and then that life would never be the same.
When the family of the late Robin Williams revealed that the actor had been living with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), it threw a spotlight on a disease that many people had not heard of before. Alongside tributes to his huge talent, extraordinary career, and inspiring personal qualities; many news outlets reported how the comedy […]