Home > Medical > Alzheimer's > News News All sections in Alzheimer's » Dementia » FAQs » Health Tips » Looking After Your Loved One » Medico-legal Aspects » Memory Techniques » Memory Tests » Alzheimer's News » Other Dementing Illnesses » Real-life Story » Support Groups » Symptoms and Signs » The Difference » Alzheimer's Treatment 135 million will have dementia by 2050 The number of people worldwide living with dementia could more than triple by 2050, a new report reveals. Poetry breaks through fog of dementia Poetry may not halt the onslaught of dementia, but it will give a sense of achievement and self-esteem to the patient because they can remember something. Bilingualism delays dementia symptoms Researchers found that bilingual people did not show the signs of dementia for more than four years longer than those who spoke only one language. Quiz Social independence test » Ask Anti-ageing expert » Start Your own Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Twitter » 10 celebrities with diabetes African health in focus Lasers may treat brain diseases like Alzheimer's Scientists may have found a new way of treating diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s by using laser lights. Gene mutation doubles brain tissue loss People who carry a certain genetic mutation associated with Alzheimer's disease have double the rate of debilitating brain-tissue loss. Drug tested on mice offers hope for Alzheimer's Scientists have a drug that in mice helped prevent prion disease and may also work on Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other brain disorders. New batch of Alzheimer's genes discovered Researchers have pinpointed 11 new genes linked to late-onset Alzheimer's disease, doubling the number of potential targets for drug development. Diagnostic tool to help Alzheimer's approved The FDA has approved a radioactive diagnostic tracer for brain scan tomography to detect Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Alzheimer's care complicated by stepchildren Negative relations with stepchildren can compound the burdens a wife feels while caring for her husband with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.