The spectre that a form of brain damage associated with Alzheimer’s disease could infect healthy people via certain medical procedures has been raised by a research group in London

The spectre that a form of brain damage associated with Alzheimer’s disease could infect healthy people via certain medical procedures has been raised(...)

There are some 48,000 people living with dementia in Ireland, with Alzheimer’s the cause in most patients

There has been a cautious response to claims that a drug treatment given to patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease has been able to slo(...)

Former US president Ronald Reagan who died in 2004 after a long  struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 93. Photograph: AP Photo

Scientists in the US have developed a blood test that can be used to predict whether a person will go on to devel(...)

One top tip for maintaining brain health is to take regular exercise as activity produces a chemical in the body that acts “like fertiliser for the brain”, the video’s explain.

It is a good thing for an old dog to learn new tricks. It can keep the brain healthy and help to delay symptoms of dementia as you age. T(...)