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
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.
A drug already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat high blood pressure may have an equally important effect on brain function, according to new research in monkeys.
Among the many difficult features of Alzheimer’s is that doctors can never really say with certainty which patients who show signs of memory loss will go on to develop the neurodegenerative disorder.
Jack Kevorkian’s fervid fascination with death made him a deeply unattractive human being. Yet he forced us to confront questions that, much as we might want to, we cannot ignore. Do some of us face fates worse than death, such …