dementia

Diet drinks increase risk of dementia or a stroke, study finds

People who drank one diet drink a day saw an increased risk, compared to those consuming less that one diet drink a week, a study found, according to ITV. The researchers of the study published in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke,

Scientists found brain ‘wonder-drug’

In 2013, a UK Medical Research Council team stopped brain cells dying in an animal for the first time, creating headline news around the world. But the compound used was unsuitable for people, as it caused organ damage. Now two drugs have

This robot can help Alzheimer’s sufferers by acting as a friend

’Mario’ can help them to find their keys and keep their mind active. The robot is designed to stave of loneliness often caused by the illness, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Express. Patients can chat about things such as the weather and

Alzheimer’s breakthrough: Drug that halts mental decline hailed as ‘best news for dementia in 25 years’

The breakthrough was hailed as the "best news" in dementia research for 25 years and a potential "game changer" for people with Alzheimer’s, The Telegraph reports. Scientists said they were amazed to find that patients treated with the highest dose of the

Scientists find link between brain infections and Alzheimer’s

The study, published this week, focused on the protein known as Amyloid Betas. A-Betas are the major component found in the Beta-Amyloid plaques that clump together in Alzheimer’s patients brains, the same plaques that cause the degeneration of the brain and memory loss over time. Until