Taking action on smoking and health
This specialist briefing is aimed at professionals and policy makers. It reviews the evidence on smoking and an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, and cognitive impairment. This briefing also examines how continued smoking or exposure to second-hand smoke may affect people with dementia and their carers
ASH Scotland briefing: smoking and dementia (May 2013)
or see Fastfacts one page dementia briefing
Alzheimer Scotland's 24 hour, freephone Dementia Helpline is for people with dementia, those who care for them and anyone with a concern or query regarding dementia. Also see the Alzheimer Scotland website at: www.alzscot.org
Also see: Research archive on smoking and cognitive function
08 March 2016 - new figures show only 25% of British adults think dementia risk can be reduced
Action on Smoking & Health (Scotland) (ASH Scotland) is a registered Scottish charity (SC 010412) and a company limited by guarantee(Scottish company no 141711). The registered office is 8 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HB.
ASH Scotland acknowledges with thanks the support of the British Heart Foundation and the Scottish Government in developing our website.