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.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 04/25/2014 - 14:18
Greg O’Brien, an award-winning political writer and investigative reporter, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2010 and since then has made it is his mission to describe his condition. Medical Daily interviewed him in March.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:43
Researchers discovered a new potential drug target for eliminating the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, the retromer protein complex, which is deficient in patients with the disease.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:24
In a new study, Stanford scientists found that carrying a copy of a gene variant known as ApoE4 confers a substantially greater risk for Alzheimer's disease on women than it does on men.