Scientists behind the breakthrough believe the treatment could pave the way for treating dementia and claim the drug is nearly ready for clinical trials...

Researchers have been able to see the deadly chain reaction at the start of the incurable disease which causes the death of nerve cells. Powerful new...

Dementia is a syndrome associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning.  The NHS says it can include problems with memory loss, thinking speed,...

Dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK, and is usually diagnosed in those over 65. In this age group it affects one in 20 people. Symptoms include...

The risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease could be increased by drinking diet fizzy drinks, according to scientists at Boston University School of...

David Cassidy, who suffered from dementia, died of liver failure in Florida last week. Since then thousands of fans have taken to the web questioning...

Dementia can be difficult to identify until it has progressed, however recent research has indicated opticians may one day be able to spot it in an eye...

Dementia could be prevented by following the MIND diet 10 foods to eat Five foods to avoid Combines aspects of Mediterranean and DASH diets Dementia...

Dementia – and its most common form, Alzheimer’s disease – are on the rise, with over a million sufferers predicted in the UK by 2025. Scientists...

Brain, spine and nerve conditions are collectively known as neurological disorders, and commonly include Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and multiple sclerosis. However,...

Scientists have discovered a direct link between higher levels of glucose in the brain and worsening symptoms of the incurable disease, the most common...

GETTY Single people face an increased risk of brain degenerating diseases In contrast, single people face an increased risk of brain degenerating diseases,...

Dementia affects 850,000 in the UK, with rates expected to rise to a million by 2025. There is currently no cure, but new research has found blood-thinning...

British researchers have combined the tetanus vaccine with a viral particle that usually affects cucumbers, forming a compound that stimulates the immune...

Experts believe delays in processing the written word could be a red flag before other symptoms start to show. If an early warning test was used, patients...

Dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK, and alzheimer’s disease is its most common type. Disproportionately more women tend to suffer from the condition,...