A piece of music improvised by a former music teacher living with dementia is topping the charts after it was released as a charity single.
Gregor Townsend has offered his support to Roy Laidlaw after the former Scotland and British & Irish Lions scrum-half revealed he was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
Thousands more people are dying at home from dementia, cancer and heart conditions as they struggle with isolation, fear of coronavirus and “disrupted” health services, new figures show.
Deaths from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in private homes in England have risen 79% during the coronavirus pandemic, new figures show.
People affected by dementia have recreated old photographs of themselves to encourage others to join the Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walks.
Neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s could be diagnosed from simple eye scans performed by high street opticians thanks to a new NHS artificial intelligence (AI) project.
Scientists studying how hearing loss may cause dementia have developed a new theory focusing on memory centres deep in the brain.
Death rates rose by more than 30% across Scotland during the peak of the coronavirus outbreak, according to official figures.
Dame Barbara Windsor has been moved to a care home as she struggles with her advancing dementia, the actress’s heartbroken husband said.
Dame Barbara Windsor’s Alzheimer’s symptoms have worsened during lockdown and her husband is thinking about finding alternative care, Ross Kemp said.
Ross Kemp’s programme Living With Dementia has left viewers emotional over EastEnders star Dame Barbara Windsor’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Ross Kemp has said it has been “deeply upsetting” to see Dame Barbara Windsor’s condition deteriorate following her diagnosis with Alzheimer’s.
Keeping the heart and blood vessels healthy reduces the risk of cognitive decline and dementia, a new report suggests.
Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband has said the screen star does not always know who he is any more.
Scientists have found a way to attach artificial neurons onto silicon chips which they believe could be used to help cure a number of chronic diseases.
Focused ultrasound may offer a new hope for Alzheimer’s disease treatment, research suggests.
Illiterate people may be nearly three times more likely to develop dementia than those who can read and write, new research suggests.
Scientists have found a new way to transport medicine into the brain, which they hope could lead to improved treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer’s in the future.
The way someone walks could be used to identify the specific type of dementia a patient has, researchers have revealed.
Samuel L Jackson has called for support to end Alzheimer’s disease, the “cruel” condition that ravaged his family.
David Walliams has wished his “first crush” Dame Barbara Windsor a happy birthday.
Detecting Alzheimer’s disease through a blood test has moved a step closer to clinical use.
Ex-Coronation Street star Shobna Gulati has called for an end to the stigma around dementia.
Suranne Jones has spoken about her mother’s experience with dementia and called on others to help fight the disease.
A new virtual reality system developed by a team of UK scientists is better at spotting the early signs of Alzheimer’s than “gold standard” tests currently use by doctors, research suggests.
A Dons-man football fan who is the star of a video documenting his fight against dementia hopes it can help others with the condition.
A new form of dementia has been identified by scientists that mimics Alzheimer’s but affects the brain in a completely different way.
Dame Barbara Windsor is becoming more scared as the effects of her Alzheimer’s get worse, her husband has said.
A woman has climbed to the base camp of the tallest mountain for a dementia charity.
A new eye test could be used to spot early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, research suggests.