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
Japan expects the elderly to make up 40 per cent of its population by 2060
Genome editing may eventually offer a cure for dementia, but how do you live with the diagnosis?
It’s been a vague threat for years, but the new reality of an ageing population is shedding light on a massive old age funding gap – one we’ll have to pay for ourselves
A new study provides the most conclusive evidence yet
Around twice as many women than men died of dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease, last year
Astronauts may end up suffering from 'anxiety, depression and impaired decision-making' after being bombarded by radiation
Research looks at caffeine consumption of 6,500 women aged between 65 and 80
The son of Monty Python actor and director Terry Jones broke down in tears as he helped his father accept a Bafta Cymru award for contribution to film and television.
The number of people with dementia is expected to reach 65.7 million in 2030 and 115.4 million in 2015, according to the World Health Organisation
'The headway being made through research is starting to give a real sense of the possibility that we could one day stop dementia in its tracks'
Through caring for his nonagenarian mother, photographer and painter Tony Luciani creates images that challenge the perceptions of age and reflect on the reality of living with dementia
A team in the US says it has made the first steps towards developing a vaccine for Alzheimer's
500 of those missing are thought to have died