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There is an irony to so many young novelists writing about dementia (Samantha Harvey's The Wilderness, Jonathan Franzen's essay "My Father's Brain", to mention just two). In some respects though, it isn't ironic at all.
Family of only child victim whose body was never found appeals for Brady to give up his secret before it is too late
Cognitive decline was reduced by 19 per cent, say researchers
The number of global sufferers is expected to rise to 135m by 2050
Senior British researchers spearheading efforts to find a cure say that research has entered 'a new era'
Critics accuse the Government of passing the blame on to local doctors and politicians for failures in dementia care
Vulnerable people need someone acting as an advocate in their corner - whether it's someone in care without family, or the carer on a zero hour contract
CQC said their findings suggested that some GPs, care homes and community health services were failing to treat vulnerable people 'in the way they deserve'
Historic ‘turning point’ hailed as UK researchers discover how to halt death of brain cells, opening new pathway for future drug treatments
Women who experience stressful events such as divorce are at a higher risk of developing the condition
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.
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
Figures suggest the longer a woman spends breastfeeding, the lower the overall risk becomes
Dr Willie Stewart found that high impact sports could lead to the disease normally associated with former boxers
Poor dental health and gum disease may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease, a study suggests.
More than a third of patients had to wait more than six weeks to access memory tests after being referred by a GP