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Take a header at dementia
Take a header at dementia
Does heading a football give you dementia? That’s the question neuropathologist Willie Stewart is attempting to answer by comparing former...
G8 ministers meet to beat 'dementia time-bomb'
G8 ministers meet to beat 'dementia time-bomb'
Ministers from the Group of Eight (G8) wealthy nations gathered with health experts and charities for the first ever conference on the incurable...
New hope of medicine for Alzheimer's
New hope of medicine for Alzheimer's
Scientists on Thursday said they had tested a drug that in mice prevented the death of brain cells, boosting hopes for the fight against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases....
There's gold at the end of the Brainbow
There's gold at the end of the Brainbow
Imagine opening a computer hard drive box and finding that  the manufacturer hasn't bothered to provide multicoloured wires in the tangle...
Edging closer to a cure for Alzheimer's
Edging closer to a cure for Alzheimer's
With millions of sufferers worldwide, Alzheimer's disease – the most common form of dementia – represents one of the biggest and...
Alzheimer's: High price for a longer life
Alzheimer's: High price for a longer life
It has been a myth for generations that growing old is accompanied by forgetting things, struggling with routine tasks, having mood swings and...
Brain scans for Alzheimer's available soon
Brain scans for Alzheimer's available soon
A brain scan to detect Alzheimer's disease could be available in hospitals worldwide within the next year and could boost efforts to detect the...
On the tip of the tongue
On the tip of the tongue
"Being bilingual has certain cognitive benefits and boosts the performance of the brain, especially one of the most important areas known as the...
Nancy's jelly looking glass
Nancy's jelly looking glass
Nancy wakes 'to find that she has aged 50 years overnight, that her parents have disappeared, that she doesn't know the woman in the mirror, nor...

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