New diagnostic criteria would reclassify nearly all cases of very mild Alzheimer’s dementia as mild cognitive impairment. Why that may not be a good idea.
Researchers propose a controversial new way that Alzheimer’s progresses — by aberrant proteins that hop from cell to cell
Can doing crossword puzzles help stave off dementia?
Our brains become less sharp as we age, but when does the decline actually start? You might be surprised
Omega-3s and vitamins may protect your brain’s function and size.
Shrinkage in certain parts of the brain may herald Alzheimer’s disease long before symptoms arise, according to new research.
Eating fish is good for the heart, and now new evidence suggests it may do the brain some good as well.
Now this sounds like a good idea: use GPS-enabled shoes to track the whereabouts of elderly people with Alzheimer’s who may be prone to wandering.
Adding to the evidence that a healthy body makes for a healthy mind, a study from Japan finds that people with diabetes may be at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other kinds of dementia.
At first glance, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease may not seem to have much in common. But the latest research suggests that the same drug — insulin — that treats diabetes may also help stave off the symptoms of cognitive …
Eating too much salt and failing to exercise may contribute to a higher risk of heart disease, but according to a new study from Canadian researchers, it may also be bad for the brain.
A new review finds that moderate drinking is associated with a lower risk of memory problems and Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.
Retired NFL players are more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a form of dementia that can lead to Alzheimer’s disease, than similarly aged men who didn’t play football, report researchers in a study presented …