Scientists discover new treatment that could reverse the effects of Alzheimer"s disease

Scientists discover new treatment that could reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease Compound discovered during drug tests to treat neurological pain in chemotherapy patients | UPDATED: 04:29 GMT, 3 September 2012 Scientists believe they have discovered a breakthrough treatment that could halt and reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease.

Dementia cases "to double by 2030" says World Health Organisation

Dementia cases 'to double by 2030' says World Health Organisation A new case of dementia is diagnosed every four secondsLess than half of dementia cases are routinely recognised even in high-income countries By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:01 GMT, 11 April 2012 | UPDATED: 12:10 GMT, 11 April 2012 Author Sir Terry Pratchett, is a well-known sufferer of Alzheimer's Disease and is campaigning for better treatment and care The number of people suffering dementia around the globe is expected to nearly double to 65.7million sufferers by 2030, the World Health Organisation has warned.