Alzheimer's

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Six lifestyle choices to slow memory decline named in 10-year study
Over-60s who combined more healthy lifestyle choices enjoyed most benefit, found Beijing researchers

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, Jan, 2023 @11:30 PM

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John Lydon hopes to highlight ‘torture’ of Alzheimer’s with Eurovision bid
Former Sex Pistol competing to represent Ireland with love letter to wife of 44 years who is living with the illness

Dave Simpson

15, Jan, 2023 @2:27 PM

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HRT ‘potentially important’ in reducing women’s dementia risk
Research suggests hormone replacement therapy may reduce risk of Alzheimer’s in some women

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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John Lydon’s Public Image Ltd compete to represent Ireland at Eurovision
Former Sex Pistols’ frontman, who was born in London to Irish parents, has entered the song Hawaii, a love letter to his wife who has Alzheimer’s disease

Laura Snapes

09, Jan, 2023 @1:27 PM

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FDA approves breakthrough Alzheimer’s drug Lecanemab
Drug works with the body’s immune system to clear amyloid protein buildup from the brain

Erum Salam

06, Jan, 2023 @8:12 PM

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Why everyday stress could be the key to a healthy old age
Research indicates that low-level stress from moderate exercise or work can enhance our cognitive and physical abilities in later life

David Cox

01, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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‘Very grim’: daughter criticises Surrey care home over father’s death
Home where Robert spent his last months was one of hundreds in England whose ratings fell after inspection this year

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

28, Dec, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Scientists develop blood test for Alzheimer’s disease
Scientists say test could replace a costly brain scan or painful lumbar puncture and enable earlier detection of disease

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

28, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Dolphins may suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, say researchers in Scotland
Bottlenose dolphin, a long-finned pilot whale and a third species found to have markers of the degenerative disease

Patrick Barkham

19, Dec, 2022 @6:34 PM

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A new start after 60: ‘I met the love of my life at 72 – and suddenly came alive’
After a lonely childhood and two less than perfect marriages, Virginia Lynch was still hoping to find her soulmate. Then a man called Alan invited her for a drink …

Paula Cocozza

04, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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This latest Alzheimer’s drug breakthrough is reason for hope – and further funding
Researchers are a step closer to unravelling the cruel mystery of the dementia that afflicts my wife and so many others

Michael Aylwin

04, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Alzheimer’s drugs: a working therapy would be a breakthrough | Editorial
Editorial: The search for a cure for dementia continues, but scientific advance in treatment is a landmark moment

Editorial

01, Dec, 2022 @6:29 PM

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