Dementia sufferers could soar to 1.7 million by 2051

  • Around 800,000 people in the UK are living with dementia, more than half with Alzheimer's disease
  • As the population ages, the number of dementia sufferers is expect to soar to 1.7 million by 2051

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'Alzheimer's drink' launched

A milkshake, said to reduce symptoms of early Alzheimer's, will go on sale today. The drink, called Souvenaid, costs £3.49 per bottle and the makers claim the mixture of nutrients can help build connections in the brain.