dementia

Soon, dementia homes will be full of old people. Visiting their parents

‘How can we ensure that ageing societies are more prosperous societies?’ That’s the question posed by the latest Charles Street…

Alzheimer’s gene linked to poor navigation skills early in life

According to research published in the journal Science, young adults with a genetically increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease have…

We are becoming a dementia nation

For years, the signs have not been promising. But there may be the beginnings of hope

Dispatching dementia

Scientists are finally making breakthroughs in the search for a cure.

There are plenty of ways to fight dementia. Here are 10 of them

NHS Choices asks: ‘Is there a cure for dementia?’ What it should say underneath, in enormous capital letters, is ‘NO,…

Dementia patients are getting younger — and researchers think pollution is to blame

Early-onset dementia is becoming increasingly common, according to a study by researchers at Bournemouth University. People in their late 40s…

Diabetes: a horrible condition, but look at all this encouraging news

Diabetes and dementia are two of the most frightening challenges facing public health today. In both cases, we don’t know…

Now John Noakes has Alzheimer’s. Is there no hope of curing this disease?

For people of my age, the news that John Noakes has Alzheimer’s is terribly poignant. He was the daredevil of Blue…