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.
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.
Eating a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids — from fish, soy or nuts, for example — may help stave off Alzheimer’s disease, the authors of a new study suggest.
Sitting in front of a computer screen may seem like inactivity, but it could be giving your brain a workout.
In recent years, several studies have found that older people are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia if they engage in vigorous exercise, such as jogging, swimming or brisk walking.
In the first study of its kind, researchers link blood levels of healthy fats to brain size and memory loss.
How a smoking cessation treatment may be helping those with dementia