Dementia is such "a horrible condition" it has become the disease that most frightens people over the age of 55, the Health Secretary told Good Morning Britain.
Speaking ahead of a conference on dementia, Jeremy Hunt reiterated the Prime Minister's pledge to find a cure for the disease "by 2025" and remained optimistic it could be beaten.
More top news
People from across Poland are gathering at the Gdańsk basilica for the funeral of the city's mayor who was killed at a charity event.
The leak was caused by an illegal tap that fuel thieves had drilled into the pipeline in a small town in the state of Hidalgo.
Scotland Yard is appealing for information about Ossama Hamed, 25, and 23-year-old Nor Aden Hamada.