A flu jab blunder, which left elderly people exposed due to an unexpected mutation of the main influenza strain, contributed to the massive spike last year
Research could also help scientists understand why some unwanted memories are so long-lasting
I used to watch American football, but now I've stopped: I can't pretend any longer that head injuries aren't an unavoidable part of the game
Researchers believe one cause could be men being more likely to have worked outside the home
Scientists says there is growing evidence to link hearing loss with the risk of cognitive decline and dementia in older people
However experts have urged that the findings do not suggest that common algae can cause dementia
Research suggests stress and anxiety can damage areas of brain involved in emotional responses, thinking and memory
Followers eat a combination of a Mediterranean diet and foods which combat high blood pressure
After years of disappointment, scientists may be on the brink of a breakthrough
People with dementia can feel happier when a relative comes to see them even if they do not recognise the visitor, the Alzheimer’s Society has said after a poll showed many felt there was little point.
The Alzheimer's Society is raising awareness about the symptoms of dementia
Scientists could use walking speed, alongside memory tests, to assess a person’s risk of developing dementia
Coroners discovered signs of Lewy Bodies Dementia in Robin Williams' brain
After he died, coroners found the actor had the disease
Susan Williams said she does not blame her late husband for taking his own life 'one bit,' and called him 'the bravest man I’ve ever known'
Wide-ranging research saw 7,000 people take part in the six-month experiment