Researchers showed synapses in five people who had died with Dementia with Lewy Bodies contained clumps of the damaging protein which could contribute to dementia symptoms.

A new study on dementia has found how damage spreads through the brain by “jumping” between cells. Scientists used new technology to discover key che(...)

In the US Alzheimer’s study, published by the American Academy of Neurology, blood samples were taken from 20 people who later developed Alzheimer’s. Photograph: PA

Rising levels of a naturally occurring protein in the brain could give up to a decade’s warning of Alzheimer’s disease, before memory problems have be(...)