Bexarotene, sold under the name Targretin, had caused ripples of excitement across the medical profession
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Friday 08 February 2013
Four doctors and 10 nurses face misconduct hearings in wake of healthcare scandal
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Doctors are refusing to carry out tests for dementia as they believe it is pointless as there is no effective cure available, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
Farewell to puppet master who defined childhood for a generation: Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson dies
Wednesday 26 December 2012
Tributes paid to Anderson, who said Thunderbirds and co were a ‘pain in the arse’
Sunday 23 December 2012
As families gather for the festive period, a charity is urging people to look out for the signs of dementia in elderly relatives.
Sunday 16 December 2012
Twenty-three year-old Colleen Muldoon and her family have always been proud of her grandparents marriage, and since two special photos capturing their love were posted on Reddit, more than a million strangers have also been moved.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Feeling lonely can increase the risk of Alzheimer's in later life, a study suggests.
IoS TV review: The Fear, Monday to Thursday, Channel 4
A Young Doctor's Notebook, Thursday, Sky Arts
The Only Way is Essex Live, Monday, ITV2
Sunday 09 December 2012
It's been a week of grisly viewing – but 'Towie Live' proved the most horrific show of all
Wednesday 14 November 2012
A gene with links to late-onset dementia is also suspected of boosting people's brains in their youth, according to a study.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Thursday 08 November 2012
Experts believe the new initiative could double the diagnosis rate to 80 per cent
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Medications used to treat hypertension, diabetes and skin conditions could also treat dementia, according to new research.
Friday 28 September 2012
A popular anti-anxiety drug has been linked with an increased risk of dementia in pensioners, according to new research.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Imagine waking up and not knowing who's sharing your bed. Imagine collecting a child from school – but picking up the wrong one. Or being a mother and not being recognised by your own child. These are all the problems faced by around a million people in the UK today. Among the famous sufferers are Duncan Bannatyne of Dragons' Den, playwright Tom Stoppard and Jane Goodall.
Thursday 16 August 2012
Peter Popham meets a remarkable family from Nottingham who changed the way scientists thought about Alzheimer's – and offered hope to millions of people
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