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Researchers improve method of assessing patients with ulcerative colitis

Researchers have developed a more efficient method of assessing symptom change in people with ulcerative colitis – a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort joins DPUK

Dementias Platform UK (DPUK) is pleased to welcome Aberdeen Children of the 1950s (ACONF) as a new cohort in the DPUK Data Portal.

Head injuries may worsen cognitive decline decades later, study suggests

People who experienced head injuries in their 50s or younger score lower than expected on cognitive tests at age 70, according to a study led by UCL researchers and part-funded by DPUK.

DPUK featured in new Alzheimer Europe report on data sharing

Dementias Platform UK (DPUK) has been featured as a case study in the latest report from Alzheimer Europe, a non-profit, non-governmental organisation aiming to make dementia a priority across Europe.

Hearing aids may protect against progression to dementia, study shows

Hearing loss is known to increase a person’s risk of dementia, but new research demonstrates that using hearing aids for hearing difficulties can protect against the condition.