Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia. It is one of the most common yet misunderstood illnesses in Australia. Alzheimer’s, on the other hand, is a specific type of brain disease. It is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for 60 to 80 per cent of dementia cases
These are the symptoms to look out for.
Help from experts could help improve the cognition of people at risk.
Older Australians are using interactive gaming to improve their brains and balance.
Study links exposure to noise to an increased risk for Alzheimer's.
Blood test promises to make diagnosis cheaper, but a treatment remains elusive.
Researchers unsure if anxiety is a symptom or if it contributes to cognitive decline.
It's possible to influence your risk of the disease.
Don't trust everything you see on TV.
The 17-year wait for a new, effective Alzheimer's medication continues.
A diagnosis of younger onset dementia can be devastating, but specialist service can help.
Research suggests breakthrough could reduce the need for invasive and expensive scans.
‘Chills' associated with music could be key to learning more about our evolution.