Breakthrough may lead to innovative approaches to treatment
It’s hard to believe in today’s era of transparency in modern medicine, but there’s a diagnosis that doctors still try to keep from their patients
Dementia is a part of aging, but how do doctors separate normal brain decline from the first signs of Alzheimer’s? A new test that any physician can perform in...
Researchers now want to proceed to substantial clinical trials
The brain-damaging protein in Alzheimer’s disease may start accumulating as early as in our 20s
There’s new hope that the first signs of these brain disorders may be lie in the skin
The condition affects about 200,000 people in the United States
The vast majority of people with Alzheimer’s disease will experience changes like depression and anxiety. But a new study published in the journal Neurology...
A blood test that can detect Alzheimer’s disease a decade before diagnosis might be possible, suggests new research published in the Journal of the Federation of...
Researchers say certain personality traits, like jealousy, worry, anxiety and anger, can double a woman’s chances of developing Alzheimer’s
The two seemingly unrelated conditions may be driven by similar unhealthy states, including high blood pressure and diabetes.
New research suggests that people who take benzodiazepines may have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s
That's at least twice the rate at which the general population experiences the same diseases
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Death certificates often don't list dementia as the underlying cause of death
Researchers found sufferers with high levels of DDE in their blood, a component of the toxic pesticide
The latest study shows vitamin E may have more benefits than memory drugs in combating the disease. For patients with mild to moderate forms of the...
Alzheimer's doesn't happen suddenly, but scientists are still struggling to find the best ways of capturing the first signs of trouble. In two separate...
Scientists have doubled the number of genes associated with Alzheimer's disease, giving researchers twice the number of targets for drug therapies. The genetic...
A new drug compound has successfully prevented degenerative diseases from destroying brain cells in mice.