Sophisticated new DNA testing can tell parents whether their babies are at increased risk of cancer, dementia and other diseases that may not strike until adulthood
If you want to protect your heart, stick to exercise and a healthy diet, and pass on the fish oil pills, says a new study.
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
The disappointing results of a highly anticipated Alzheimer’s drug by Pfizer is a setback for the field, but not necessarily surprising
Slight changes in the way a person walks, like slowing down or developing a variable stride, could be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
A rare gene variant appears to protect against the degenerative brain disease, holding hope as a target for future drug development
A meta-analysis finds that taking omega-3 supplements may not do much to preserve memory, but here’s why the finding isn’t the last word.
Five steps you can take now to help Mom and Dad avoid a money mess
A government panel confirms that estrogen and progestin replacement therapy should be used sparingly, only to ward off the most intense symptoms of menopause, and not to protect against chronic disease.
Researchers will test an experimental drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s disease in people who are genetically slated to develop Alzheimer’s disease but have yet to exhibit symptoms.
The Obama administration is funneling millions of dollars toward finding new ways to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s debilitating dementia.
Middle-aged men and women suffering from depression may be more susceptible to dementia down the line, a recent study reports in the Archives of General Psychiatry.