By Anoopa Singh | Fri, 05/31/2013 - 19:13
Senior citizens may want to think twice about surgeries that require general anesthesia, as it can increase the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in the elderly.
By Amy Boulanger | Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:12
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 Cindy del Rosario | Sun, 05/19/2013 - 14:19
An examination of sleep-disordered breathing and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease shows that the two may be related, especially among lean people.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 18:53
Almost one out of every eight seniors suffers from mental decline, but very few of them seek help from a health-care provider while there's still time, a CDC report says.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 10:15
With no treatments for the disease and little promise in prior trials, Alzheimer's drug failure makes Baxter reevaluate.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 04/25/2013 - 17:06
Scientists discover a runaway regulator in the brain of patients with Alzheimer’s disease is clogging the removal of toxic debris.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/22/2013 - 16:14
The popular singer announced that he will no longer play live music, though he will continue to record for as long as he's able.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:34
Neuroscientists reversed memory loss in nerve cells of the sea snail Aplysia californica, a development that may eventually lead to therapies for Alzheimer’s disease, age-related memory decline, and learning disabilities.
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 04/12/2013 - 20:48
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 | Thu, 04/04/2013 - 00:49
"Zombie apocalypse" pop culture saturation is helping researchers raise Americans' public health awareness about infectious diseases like rabies.
By Jonathan Weiss | Thu, 02/07/2013 - 14:23
A recent report indicates that 13.8 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s by 2050 while the FDA releases new guidelines for proposed early stage disease research.
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 01/25/2013 - 17:53
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 Christine Hsu | Thu, 01/10/2013 - 09:26
Two teaspoons of coconut oil a day have been shown to reduce debilitating symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in some patients.