By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:00
With the potential for dementia to develop out of obesity, normalizing brain function is essential. Bariatric surgery might help.
By Chris Weller | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:52
The compound punicalagin, found in the skins and fruits of pomegranates, could protect brain health into old age.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:08
A new study provides evidence suggesting one possible treatment for Alzheimer’s patients would be to eliminate APOE from their brains completely.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:24
Researchers have discovered an experimental drug that may reverse the cognitive effects of Alzheimer's disease.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 07/25/2014 - 16:29
A simple, minutes-long test involving walking speed may correctly diagnose the early stages of dementia among older adults.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:41
A new study suggests unclogging the body's protein disposal system could help Alzheimer's patients improve their memory.
By Shweta Iyer | Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:48
A smell or vision test may be able to determine whether someone has early biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:02
Only one successful drug has been developed in Alzheimer’s disease drug trials over the past decade, leaving many scientists concerned about a lack of new therapies.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 06/06/2014 - 16:28
Model B. Smith received an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis and recently revealed this news to her many fans.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 06/02/2014 - 00:00
For people who wish to delay the onset of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, learning a second language may be just the training their brain needs.
By Erica Robinson | Sun, 05/25/2014 - 01:20
A new ground breaking cognitive test is making it easier to determine who has Alzheimer's and who is just experiencing typical memory loss from aging.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 05/24/2014 - 17:18
Transthyretin, a protein produced by the liver, has been pinpointed as a potential key to fight Alzheimer's in a new treatment.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 05/02/2014 - 14:58
Neuroscientists have defined hippocampal-sparing Alzheimer’s disease, a variant of the disease that causes unusual symptoms.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 04/26/2014 - 15:18
Although otherwise unable to communicate, an elderly man with advanced Alzheimer's disease suddenly lights up and begins talking to the family dog.