Doctors say they may have found a test for a cause of dementia that can sometimes be reversed.
Spending a few minutes each day chatting to people with dementia can improve their quality of life, says a study.
Interrupted sleep may be an early warning of Alzheimer's disease, a study suggests.
People with hidden disabilities such as dementia and autism could be able to apply for blue badges under government proposals
Advances in brain imaging have uncovered for the first time how it's thought Alzheimer's disease spreads through the brain.
There is no proven way to prevent dementia developing later in life, results of four reviews of the best available evidence have shown.
Staying single throughout life or being widowed increases the risk of developing dementia, a study has found.
Researchers in the US are claiming that computerised brain training can reduce the risk of dementia by 29%.
There is limited evidence that a commercially available nutritional drink can help people who have very early memory and thinking problems, a study has concluded.
People who take blood-thinning drugs for an irregular heartbeat have up to a 48% lower risk of developing dementia than those who don't, new research suggests.
Making 9 lifestyle changes might help reduce your chances of developing dementia, according to a study in the medical journal, The Lancet.
Undergoing stressful events in your life could make your brain age more rapidly, according to early results from a study.
Scientists say they have made an important breakthrough in understanding part of the mechanism behind Alzheimer's that could speed up the development of drugs
Heavy drinking is known to have an effect on the brain over time but now researchers say even moderate drinking can affect your thinking skills.
A new US study has found having just one diet drink a day is linked with both a higher risk of having a stroke and developing dementia.
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