- 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.
- High adherence to a Mediterranean diet is linked to improved brain health and a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new review has found.
- Is that hamburger really that bad for you? The following warnings have been issued, they amount to seven good reasons to avoid red meat, but in the end it’s up to you.