The number of global sufferers is expected to rise to 135m by 2050
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Thursday 10 October 2013
Historic ‘turning point’ hailed as UK researchers discover how to halt death of brain cells, opening new pathway for future drug treatments
Wednesday 09 October 2013
Good scientists are careful not to overplay the significance of their own research, let alone the research of others. So when leading lights in the field speak of possible “turning points” and “history”, it is worth sitting up and paying attention.
Monday 07 October 2013
Almost 37,000 deaths in England could be prevented a year if people walked for just 2.5 hours a week, a study claims.
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Women who experience stressful events such as divorce are at a higher risk of developing the condition
World Alzheimer Report: Global number of dependent older people will nearly treble to 277m by 2050 - with almost half suffering from dementia
Thursday 19 September 2013
The number of dependent older people in the world will nearly treble to 277m by 2050, according to a new report, with almost half of those suffering from dementia.
Friday 06 September 2013
Today's Google Doodle features a frame-by-frame sketch of Brazilian footballer Leonidas da Silva performing a 'bicycle kick' on what would have been his 100th birthday.
Thursday 05 September 2013
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Eating a Mediterranean diet is good for the mind, research has concluded.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Mental health charity warns 'fundamental human rights' could be at risk
Monday 12 August 2013
Bad habits are back: a life less ordinary for Jesse, Walt and Hank
Friday 09 August 2013
Chairs for Lewisham and Hull said commissioning while continuing their clinical role as family doctors had become unmanageable
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- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police