Assessing dementia This degenerative condition is increasingly prominent in the UK’s ageing population, writes Suneeta Kochhar Drugs increase dementia risk Mark Greener examines a study that found a link between common drugs and dementia. Smoking, dementia, melanoma In-depth analysis of the latest research. Compiled by Mark Greener. Anti-diabetic could treat Parkinson's disease Previous studies showed that exenatide, used to treat type 2 diabetes, improves motor and non-motor function in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. Now a new study has raised the prospect that exenatide might impact this debilitating disease. Understanding incontinence in people with dementia Alison Bardsley discusses caring for patients with incontinence resulting from dementia. Continence management in patients with dementia A detailed assessment of toileting difficulties and incontinence is essential for organising specific care writes Gaye Kyle Cognitive impairment in diabetes patients People with mild cognitive impairment and diabetes are at increased risk of developing dementia, write Megan Pritchard and Latha Velayudhan Tailoring care for older people with diabetes A focus on patient-centred care planning and partnership approaches in care are vital for older people with diabetes, write Stephen Phillips and Anne Phillips Cognition, GLP-1R and obesity In-depth analysis of the latest research. Compiled by Steven Goodrick.