POSITIVE pensioners can slash their chances of dementia by more than half, a study claims.
US experts examined whether outlook had an impact on high-risk OAPs.
They looked at people in their 70s with a faulty gene called APOE4, which doubles the likelihood of Alzheimer’s.
It found those with a gloomy
QUAFFING a couple of pints of beer a day boosts the brain and cuts the risk of getting Alzheimer’s, a study claims.
Scientists say a small daily tipple reduces brain inflammation and flushes out harmful toxins.
Two medium-sized wines or a couple of large vodkas would have the same effect.
TYCOON Bill Gates has revealed his dad has Alzheimer’s — and he has concerns over his own brain remaining “intact.”
The Microsoft guru, 62, said Bill Gates Sr, 92, was “deeply affected” by the condition.
He is now spending around £71million on trying to find a cure.
Speaking to US journalist
EATING at the same time each day could help combat Alzheimer’s, researchers say.
They found restricting eating to an eight-hour period improved brain power and sleep quality.
But breaking the guidelines by scoffing in the remaining 16 hours can confuse the body’s internal clock.
Scientists tested mice with Huntington’s disease, an
WHO has officially given the tick of approval to cannabidiol, a relaxing compound in medical marijuana, ruling it is not a dangerous drug.
The compound, also known as CBD, can be an effective treatment for cancer, Alzheimer’s, epilepsy and in palliative care, with the World Health Organisation now ruling
GIVING millions of Brits 2p-a-day heart drugs could cut their dementia risk by up to half, a study claims.
It found patients being treated for atrial fibrillation (AF) were 48 per cent less likely to develop the disease if they were taking cheap blood-thinning pills.
Around two million Brits have
A YOUNG mum who delivered her baby two weeks early so her dying mother could hold him in her arms said it was her "parting gift".
Georgia Wilkins had her birth induced before her mum, Mandy, died after suffering with Alzheimer's at just 43 years old.
The 18-year-old said her
Davina McCall has opened up about her father's difficult battle with Alzheimer's [Getty]
Davina McCall has opened up about her father's heartbreaking battle with Alzheimer's disease in a brave confession.
In an effort to raise awareness about the disease, the 49 year old is set to join forces with the Alzheimer's Society to support
Jayde Greene, 27, is hoping to find a cure for the degenerative disease
Jayde Greene is hoping to find a cure for the degenerative disease after she discovered she may not live to see her son finish secondary school.
Jayde Greene is determined to make memories with her baby son