Scientists have doubled the number of genes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, giving researchers twice the number of targets for drug therapies.
Here’s one more reason to get to bed earlier.
Alzheimer’s doesn’t happen suddenly, but scientists are still struggling to find the best ways of capturing the first signs of trouble.
Damage from concussions and the progressive deterioration of neurons in Alzheimer’s look similar on brain scans, according to the latest study, and produce similar symptoms as well.
There’s no positive side to developing skin cancer, but the latest research ties certain forms of the disease to a reduced risk of dementia.
Alzheimer’s disease is more common among African Americans but the genetic contributors to the disorder haven’t been identified until now.
Several proteins are linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and scientists now believe they have found the pathways responsible for producing these compounds.
The latest research shows that viral and bacterial infections could have lasting legacies on cognition.
Sleep patterns and markers in spinal fluid may hint at the first signs of the neurodegenerative disorder.
Yes, there is a difference. Why one is more likely to trigger serious memory problems.
Marijuana isn’t exactly known as a cognitive enhancer but a new review suggests that the active ingredients in marijuana hold promise for preventing— or even reversing— brain aging and possibly Alzheimer’s and other …
In what researchers view as validation of the field, the Nobel committee on Monday recognized pioneering contributions to stem cell science by John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka