Middle to old age people with hypertension are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease but this risk may decrease at a certain age
Modest rise in dementia risk from living near busy roads 'could pose large public health burden'
'Discovering this new disease and its cause is a huge step towards developing drug-based therapies for other rare neurodegenerative conditions'
'I would put a lot of money on saying that the next generation will have a completely different view of dementia disorders,' says Professor Bart De Strooper
Abundance of magnetite in brains of people from Mexico City and Manchester described as “dreadfully shocking”
A team in the US says it has made the first steps towards developing a vaccine for Alzheimer's
'Although other studies have offered evidence that cannabinoids might be neuroprotective against the symptoms of Alzheimer's, we believe our study is the first to demonstrate that cannabinoids affect both inflammation and amyloid beta accumulation in nerve cells'
Panel finds ‘no robust evidence’ linking ingredients such as Ginkgo Biloba, Vitamin B and D and fish oil to preventing or reducing risk
Scientists warn regular use of some common drugs can significantly increase the likelihood of brain disorders in older people
The disease impacts what is known as a person's "holistic perception"
'The results from studying the longevity of this group could be applied to patients all over the world'
Researchers believe one cause could be men being more likely to have worked outside the home
”Developing dementia is not an inevitable part of ageing."
Preliminary lab tests show bexarotene can block build-up of key brain protein linked with early development of disease
850,000 people have dementia in the UK
One family reported a patient being handcuffed by the police