By Christie Rizk | May 23, 2013 06:15 PM EDT
Two compounds found in cinnamon may help slow or prevent the aggregation of misfolded proteins in the brain that contribute to Alzheimer's disease.
By Ashik Siddique | May 21, 2013 07:09 PM EDT
Phosphatidylserine supplements may help the brain produce proteins that are lacking in neurodegenerative disorders like familial dysautonomia and Parkinson’s disease.
By Matthew Mientka | May 20, 2013 06:43 PM EDT
New research adds to the growing body of scientific literature supporting the Mediterranean diet as a way to prevent mental decline associated with aging.
By Amy Boulanger | May 22, 2013 01:12 PM EDT
While the development of Alzheimer's and dementia cannot be fully controlled, here are some steps you can take to delay or prevent cognitive decline.
By Susan Scutti | May 20, 2013 03:06 PM EDT
A study from the University of Oxford suggests that B vitamins decrease atrophy in posterior brain regions that are crucial in Alzheimer's.
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 Susan Scutti | May 14, 2013 02:47 PM EDT
In a study by The Washington University School of Medicine, researchers analyzed markers in the brain and cerebrospinal fluid to test their capacity to predict Alzheimer's.
By Lizette Borreli | May 08, 2013 02:30 PM EDT
Gardening offers a healthy lifestyle and a positive state of mind for adults and kids.
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 | Mar 25, 2013 11:48 PM EDT
Chronic infections of the cold-sore causing herpes simplex virus may also lead to cognitive difficulties, memory loss, and dementia in old age.
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 Makini Brice | Jan 18, 2013 02:33 PM EST
When 75-year-old Nermin Keating’s top row of dentures disappeared, doctors failed to notice that she had swallowed them – not once, not twice, but four times.
By Amber Moore | Jan 10, 2013 02:23 PM EST
Exposure to cigarette smoke can increase your chances of being diagnosed with dementia.
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 | Jan 09, 2013 09:48 AM EST
People taking common blood pressure- lowering beta blockers are less likely to experience brain changes that can lead to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.