By Cindy del Rosario | May 19, 2013 02:19 PM EDT
An examination of sleep-disordered breathing and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease shows that the two may be related, especially among lean people.
By Christie Rizk | May 15, 2013 04:20 PM EDT
A new study finds people with skin cancer have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
By Anthony Rivas | May 09, 2013 06:53 PM EDT
Almost one out of every eight seniors suffers from mental decline, but very few of them seek help from a health-care provider while there's still time, a CDC report says.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 07, 2013 10:15 AM EDT
With no treatments for the disease and little promise in prior trials, Alzheimer's drug failure makes Baxter reevaluate.
By Susan Scutti | Apr 25, 2013 05:06 PM EDT
Scientists discover a runaway regulator in the brain of patients with Alzheimer’s disease is clogging the removal of toxic debris.
By Susan Scutti | Apr 22, 2013 04:14 PM EDT
The popular singer announced that he will no longer play live music, though he will continue to record for as long as he's able.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 17, 2013 09:34 PM EDT
Neuroscientists reversed memory loss in nerve cells of the sea snail Aplysia californica, a development that may eventually lead to therapies for Alzheimer’s disease, age-related memory decline, and learning disabilities.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 12, 2013 08:48 PM EDT
A new study explains how cocoa compounds fight the neuronal cell death that leads to Alzheimer's disease and dementia, on a molecular level in the brain.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 04, 2013 12:49 AM EDT
"Zombie apocalypse" pop culture saturation is helping researchers raise Americans' public health awareness about infectious diseases like rabies.
By Jonathan Weiss | Feb 07, 2013 02:23 PM EST
A recent report indicates that 13.8 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s by 2050 while the FDA releases new guidelines for proposed early stage disease research.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 25, 2013 05:53 PM EST
A daily stroll around the park switches on a brain process that can help protect the brain against Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 10, 2013 09:26 AM EST
Two teaspoons of coconut oil a day have been shown to reduce debilitating symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in some patients.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 27, 2012 11:09 AM EST
MRI scans can be used to accurately distinguish different types of dementia without the use of invasive screening tests like a lumbar puncture.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 03, 2012 02:02 PM EST
Vitamin D may reduce women's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to new research.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 24, 2012 04:37 PM EDT
Starting hormone replacement therapy within five years of menopause may cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by 30 percent in women.