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.
Researchers modelling teenage drinking using rats have discovered that a drug used to treat Alzheimer’s can reverse some of the negative effects of consuming alcohol during adolescence.
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.
Great British Bake Off star Candice Brown said she is getting energy from sugar as she trains for her first London Marathon, which she is running to raise money for a dementia campaign.
A simple blood test that detects signs of brain damage could be used to spot developing Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists.
A hormone released during exercise may protect the brain against Alzheimer’s disease, research suggests.
A vaccine against Alzheimer’s has come a step closer to reality after scientists succeeded in preventing the build-up of toxic brain proteins linked to the disease.
Eliminating so-called “zombie” cells in the brain has been shown to reduce cognitive decline in mice.
Low dose aspirin may help cells in the brain to clear away a toxic protein molecule at the core of Alzheimer’s, early research suggests.
Experts have strongly condemned “irresponsible” and “deeply cynical” claims that a new food supplement can slow the progress of Alzheimer’s.
Medical researchers are hoping to bust some of the myths and mystery surrounding clinical trials in an effort to get more much-needed volunteers.
An elderly widower who was diagnosed with dementia after his wife was hit by a car said discovering the latest technology has given him a new lease of life.
Dame Barbara Windsor is “thrilled” that speaking out about having Alzheimer’s disease is helping people, the actress’s friend Jane Moore has said.
Former EastEnders star Harry Reid has shared an emotional message for “national treasure” Dame Barbara Windsor in response to her Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband has revealed the EastEnders star has sometimes forgotten they are married since being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
Dame Barbara Windsor’s former EastEnders co-stars have sent her messages of support after her husband revealed the actress has been living with Alzheimer’s.
Dame Barbara Windsor is said to be “thrilled” by the reaction from the public over her Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Support has begun to pour in for Dame Barbara Windsor after her husband revealed the actress has been living with Alzheimer’s.
Just one night of poor sleep can significantly increase levels of a toxic brain substance linked to Alzheimer’s disease, a study has found.