Eastenders actress Patsy Palmer has sent her best wishes to Barbara Windsor amid her Alzheimer’s diagnosis [Getty] Former EastEnders actress,...

GETTYThe study adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting meditation keeps the mind healthy It adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting the...

GETTYAlzheimer’s drugs that can halt, slow or reverse the disease could be available soon All of the 12 treatments are in late stage Phase III...

US scientists found those with disturbed night-time sleep patterns, leading to daytime snoozing, were more likely to have the first traces of the disease...

Scientists have found that salt causes changes in the immune system in the gut – which in turn reduces blood flow to the brain. In a new study, experiments...

GETTY Scientists believe regular meals can improve brain power and sleep quality in Huntington’s disease Regular meals improved brain power and...

GETTY A healthy lifestyle and regular exercise are key elements to battling alzheimer’s And it is never too late to start, say researchers who...

Dementia currently affects 850,000 people in the UK, and this is set to increase to a million by 2025. Quick diagnosis means that appropriate treatment...

Researchers have found the drug, which destroys the tau proteins that kill neurons in the brain, can dramatically slow mental decline in just nine months.  And...

Scientists have pin-pointed a “bio-marker” that spots a protein made when the brain gets inflamed or damaged and increases before the tell-tale plaques...

GETTY Anti-ageing diet: Mushrooms could help fight conditions such as dementia, cancer and heart disease The secret to slowing – or even preventing...

Dementia patients with a strong social network reported delayed Alzheimer’s symptoms Having a strong social circle could be a way to slow cognitive...

GETTY It is believed that a rogue protein originating elsewhere in the body could be responsible Scientists believe a rogue protein strongly linked...

Dementia treatment in the future could be based on a new discovery made about a key part of the brain. Researchers have discovered that the hippocampus...

Dementia symptoms – such as memory loss and problems thinking – can be debilitating, but there is currently no cure for the condition. However,...