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Could the new drugs for early Alzheimer’s really signal the end of dementia? 

Rachel Hawley was 63 when she began noticing minor memory problems. 'They were little things, such as repeating myself — people would say I'd...

Alzheimer’s can be detected using blood test, ‘game-changing’ study finds

Prick of the bunch: Blood test can predict who'll develop Alzheimer's...

The tiny changes in your voice that give away whether you are faking a sickie

Could saying a single sentence reveal if you have a major health problem?This may soon be possible thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) programs...

Why experts believe deep sleep could stave off dementia 

Several new drugs to treat dementia have made the headlines recently, but with concerns about the cost — let alone when they might...

Second patient with ‘natural immunity’ against Alzheimer’s warded off disease for 20 years

A man managed to ward off Alzheimer's disease thanks to his natural immunity, despite having a gene that made him more susceptible -...

Breakthrough Alzheimer’s test could be on NHS in just SIX years after huge £5million donation

Blood tests that spot Alzheimer's could be rolled out on the NHS within six years, experts have claimed.Influential voices in the field believe...

Surprisingly simple ways to help prevent dementia

From eating a few squares of dark chocolate every day to stroking a neighbour's dog if you don't have one of your own,...

Dementia drug linked to lethal bleeds will ‘get the green light in the US swaying UK to do same’

Leading scientists have hinted that American regulators are set to give a first-of-its-kind dementia jab the go-ahead – despite claims that it can...

Sing in the bath and always floss your teeth: 50 simple lifestyle tweaks to help prevent dementia 

You might not think that flossing your teeth or singing in the shower could have a lasting impact on your brain. But according...

Smoking menthol cigarettes could help REDUCE symptoms of Alzheimer’s, study finds

Inhaling menthol could help stave off Alzheimer's symptoms in some patients, a study suggests.Spanish researchers found that the substance found in cigarettes, candy,...

Scientists studying weight loss drugs Ozempic and Wegovy to treat DEMENTIA

Scientists believe groundbreaking weight loss drugs could also serve as a treatment for dementia.Wegovy, Ozempic and Mounjaro are being trialed as medication for...