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 Could obesity help protect against dementia? A large study suggests that obesity might lessen the chances of dementia, but experts call for further research into these findings. $100 million raised to find effective treatment for Alzheimer's The world's first venture capital fund dedicated to finding new ways to prevent and treat dementia has raised more than $100 million with the backing of the British government and several of the world's leading drug makers. Brain protein tied to Alzheimer's spotted in young adults People as young as 20 have been identified with amyloid build-up, but researchers aren't sure what it means for Alzheimer's disease. Quiz Social independence test » Ask Anti-ageing expert » Start Your own Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Twitter » Seth Rogen: Alzheimer's is brutal African health in focus New international fund seeks a cure for dementia A new international fund hopes to motivate the research process in the search for a cure for dementia. 'Still Alice' highlights hidden toll of Alzheimer's Julianne Moore, in the movie 'Still Alice', is raising awareness of Alzheimer's disease, a disease suffered in isolation. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health!