Illiterate people may be nearly three times more likely to develop dementia than those who can read and write, new research suggests.
Scientists have found a new way to transport medicine into the brain, which they hope could lead to improved treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer’s in the future.
The way someone walks could be used to identify the specific type of dementia a patient has, researchers have revealed.
Samuel L Jackson has called for support to end Alzheimer’s disease, the “cruel” condition that ravaged his family.
Dundee Football Club has scored a winner by giving 15 free season tickets to Alzheimer’s sufferers in the city.
David Walliams has wished his “first crush” Dame Barbara Windsor a happy birthday.
Detecting Alzheimer’s disease through a blood test has moved a step closer to clinical use.
Ex-Coronation Street star Shobna Gulati has called for an end to the stigma around dementia.
Suranne Jones has spoken about her mother’s experience with dementia and called on others to help fight the disease.
A new virtual reality system developed by a team of UK scientists is better at spotting the early signs of Alzheimer’s than “gold standard” tests currently use by doctors, research suggests.
A new form of dementia has been identified by scientists that mimics Alzheimer’s but affects the brain in a completely different way.
Dame Barbara Windsor is becoming more scared as the effects of her Alzheimer’s get worse, her husband has said.
Dundee has received more than £800,000 to help it implement Frank’s Law, health chiefs have been told.
A new eye test could be used to spot early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, research suggests.
A charity race night to raise funds for Alzheimer Scotland and Lochleven Care Home at Panmurefield has raised more than £5,000.
Great British Bake Off star Candice Brown said she is getting energy from sugar as she trains for her first London Marathon, which she is running to raise money for a dementia campaign.
Two Dundee brothers have exceeded their £2,000 fundraising target after walking across hot coals.
Alzheimer Scotland is to be the charity beneficiary for this year’s Dundee Dance Event (DDE).
Pupils at Morgan Academy’s interact club have raised hundreds of pounds for an Alzheimer’s charity in memory of one of its members’ grandfathers.
A simple blood test that detects signs of brain damage could be used to spot developing Alzheimer’s disease, say scientists.