By Susan Scutti | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:01
In a new experiment, researchers at the University of Houston investigate the brain activity involved in Pavlovian conditioning in order to understand how memories are formed.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 15:14
The richest NFL owner is funding research that will investigate whether brain degeneration can be caused by concussions.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 11/13/2013 - 15:02
A new study shows that Alzheimer's patients can experience a boost in brain function after singing show tunes, such as those from "The Sound of Music."
By John Ericson | Sun, 10/27/2013 - 19:51
Researchers have identified 11 additional gene variants associated with late-onset Alzheimer's Disease, which could serve as potential targets for drug therapies.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 10/25/2013 - 14:12
A 71-year-old Houston woman suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia has been convicted of murder and sentenced to six months in prison.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 21:52
Obesity has been linked to age-related illness, such as Alzheimer's before, but how? Researchers have discovered that it could have something to do with a protein that metabolizes fat and aids in memory and learning.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 17:42
In a series of new experiments conducted at Johns Hopkins University, scientists have targeted the genetic mutation that causes ALS and a form of dementia.
By Chris Weller | Fri, 10/04/2013 - 15:48
As remarriage causes more families to fracture into stepfamilies, dementia care is beginning to suffer, as stepchildren feel less compelled to assist their ailing elders.