It is estimated that by 2025 there will be one million people in the UK with dementia, and it is the thing over-60s fear most.

The pain of being misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s is more common than we realize, doctors say.

The blue clay, which is found only in the US state of Oregon could have antibacterial properties that could kill bacteria resistant to drugs, scientists say (pictured: a researchers digging up the clay).

The rare blue clay that kills MRSA: Clay found only in Oregon may offer hope in tackling the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.

Some doctors say the requirement to get a licence each time they want to work in another province is needless bureaucracy.

Doctors want provincial barriers broken, call for national licensing system.

Scientists find way to reverse cell damage caused by ageing.

Scientists find way to reverse cell damage caused by ageing.

The artificial lungs were fitted in the pigs.

Lab-made organs successfully transplanted into living pigs in huge medical breakthrough.

Vicki Staehr, who lives in Orlando, Fla., has enrolled in a clinical trial for an experimental Alzheimer’s treatment intended to slow memory loss.

For Scientists Racing to Cure Alzheimer’s, the Math Is Getting Ugly

Survey shows that 40% of parents have to force their video-gamer children to leave the house.

Today’s Screen-Hungry Kids Have Little Interest In Being Outside.

The New York State Department of Health found statistically significant rates of leukemia, bladder, lung and thyroid cancers in three Long Island counties -Centereach, Farmingville and Selden - in just four years.

Officials investigating spike in leukemia, bladder, lung and thyroid cancers on Long Island.

Scientists have made a huge breakthrough in the fight against ageing.

Anti-ageing breakthrough: Drug to reverse ageing in immune system.

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism