By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 10/14/2013 - 16:02
Exercise leads to better brain health by kick-starting the production of various proteins. Now, researchers believe these processes could lead to treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/30/2013 - 17:37
Swedish researchers suggest that the number of psycho-social stressors in mid-life may predict dementia in later life.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 09/26/2013 - 19:07
Newly discovered antibodies may help stop Tau proteins from clumping together, therefore preventing the onset of Alzheimer's-like diseases.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 16:42
Sadly, two new studies suggest that eating fish and nuts will not improve one's thinking skills as previously thought.
By John Ericson | Mon, 09/23/2013 - 17:30
75-year-old Matt Muircroft made their move from Berkshire to Scotland all but imperceptible in an effort to accommodate his wife's dementia.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 14:01
Stanford scientists have discovered more about the link between beta-amyloid and the plaque that builds up in the brains of those with Alzheimer’s disease.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 08/20/2013 - 16:51
Iron is yet another metal being implicated this week in the development of Alzheimer's disease.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 07/23/2013 - 13:42
Do the elderly with dementia, particularly women living in nursing homes, need protection from rape? Would a new age of consent at the upper end provide that protection?
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 07/02/2013 - 11:01
The drug, TTP488, has already been granted "fast track" status by the FDA and is set to begin Phase III clinical trials after finalizing the study design with the FDA.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 07/01/2013 - 23:18
Green tea may be more beneficial than previously believed, as scientists are just starting to uncover properties that may one day help prevent Alzheimer's disease.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 06/17/2013 - 16:27
By studying families that have an inherited and early onset form of Alzheimer's, researchers have found that mistakes within genes are not the only contributing factor to the genetic basis of the disease.
By Jonathan Weiss | Fri, 06/14/2013 - 10:59
Eli Lilly has terminated a mid-stage clinical trial of an Alzheimer's drug due to liver complications observed in participants.
By Anthony Rivas | Sun, 06/09/2013 - 15:44
Decreased cognitive function might come with old age, but researchers have found that intelligence in youth might be able to postpone dementia and other forms of cognitive decline.