Smoking Causes Brain to Accelerate Ageing Process

Smoking accelerates normal brain ageing in ways that can impair thinking skills such as planning, decision-making and problem-solving, research has shown. The good news is that it might be possible to reverse the harmful effects by giving up the habit, even late in life, say scientists. Researchers analysed magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain scan data… [Continue Reading]

42,000 ‘have early-onset dementia’

More than twice as many people in the UK develop dementia under the age of 65 than previously thought, according to new figures. More than 42,000 people are suffering from early-onset dementia, according to a report to be published later this week – far higher than previous estimates of 17,000. This includes thousands of people… [Continue Reading]