The worldwide costs of dementia will reach $604 billion in 2010, more than one per cent of global GDP output, according to a report.
The costs will soar as the number of sufferers triples by 2050, the Alzheimer's Disease Internati
Novartis, a leader in the pharmaceutical industry, recently gave a series of lectures on Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most common forms of dementia, as part of its efforts to spread awareness about the distressing disease in Jordan.
Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher - once known as one of the world's most formidable political minds - has been suffering from dementia for the past seven years, according to her daughter, Carol.
Carol Thatcher tells in h