Currently, about 44 million people are living with dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s disease, worldwide, but according to …
Scientists have doubled the number of genes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, giving researchers twice the number of targets for drug therapies.
In a predatory world, sleep doesn’t make much evolutionary sense. Why would any creature lie down, shut its eyes and not move for about a third of a day? It’s like an invitation to be eaten.
Alzheimer’s doesn’t happen suddenly, but scientists are still struggling to find the best ways of capturing the first signs of trouble.
After failing to find ways of removing the brain plaques responsible for the disease, researchers now say they have another way of tackling Alzheimer’s worst symptoms that leaves the plaques in place.
Alzheimer’s disease is more common among African Americans but the genetic contributors to the disorder haven’t been identified until now.
Having a drink (or two) is one way to nod off more quickly, but how restful is an alcohol-induced slumber?
Scientists believe amyloid protein plays a role in Alzheimer’s but are still trying to explain how
Mickey Hart’s quest to understand the power of music in medicine
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 …
Wish you could be at Oktoberfest? Even if you can’t make it to the epic annual beer bash in Munich, Germany, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate your favorite ale — or benefit your health in the process.