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Parkinson’s breakthrough

Parkinson’s breakthrough

Scientists have discovered how Parkinson’s disease spreads through the brain – a breakthrough that could lead to new drugs for the devastating illness. It is the first time the protein tha ...
Eating fish ‘prevents dementia’

Eating fish ‘prevents dementia’

Eating fish just once a week can protect the elderly against dementia, according to new research. Post mortems on almost 300 pensioners found those who regularly ate seafood had healthier brains when ...
Alzheimers algorithm

Alzheimers algorithm

A simple formula using information from routine visits to the family doctor can work out a patient’s risk of developing dementia, according to new research. It combines social and lifestyle fact ...