Science editor Clive Cookson explores the long and difficult journey of scientists attempting to unlock the causes of dementia, and to find a cure for the only leading cause of death that becomes more prevalent each year. Join the FT in our seasonal appeal to raise funds, awareness and understanding of Alzheimer's disease with Alzheimer's Research UK.

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