- Researchers have identified 11 additional gene variants associated with late-onset Alzheimer's Disease, which could serve as potential targets for drug therapies.
- A 71-year-old Houston woman suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia has been convicted of murder and sentenced to six months in prison.
- Scientists still wonder why people sleep, but the latest research says a big reason is to remove waste and prevent Alzheimer's disease.
- Teachers are found to be at high risk for developing speech and language disorders.
- Alzheimer's disease has seen a potential breakthrough in finding a cure, according to researchers from Britain's Medical Research Council.
- A peanut butter sniff test may help clinicians cheaply and easily screen patients for early-stage Alzheimer's disease.
- Sleeping for more than eight or nine hours doubles your chances of memory loss, which may lead to dementia.
- Zoe Botrill, mother of two, was diagnosed with early-onset dementia at age 29, leaving her deaf, mute, immobile, and on a liquid diet.
- 75-year-old Matt Muircroft made their move from Berkshire to Scotland all but imperceptible in an effort to accommodate his wife's dementia.
- The rising prevalence of Alzheimer's disease nationally and internationally places a health burden on the family members and friends who take on the role of caregiver.
Pre-Dementia Screening Does More Harm Than Good, Specialists Say; Practice 'Stigmatizing,' 'Distressing'Screening for early signs of dementia and other mild cognitive decline is driven by profit motives and often results in overdiagnosis, experts argue.
- Researchers at Cambridge University claim there is a significant relationship between sanitation in developed countries and the risk of dementia.