If properly accounted for, could rival heart disease and cancer as leading cause of death
Currently, about 44 million people are living with dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s disease, worldwide, but according to Alzheimer’s Disease International, cases of the disease could reach 135 million by 2050.
Alzheimer’s doesn’t happen suddenly, but scientists are still struggling to find the best ways of capturing the first signs of trouble.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns that the popular cholesterol-lowering medications may cause memory loss and confusion, but long term use of the medications may reduce that risk.
Older people who stay sharp tend to have a thicker cortex, which is the outermost region of the brain that includes the areas responsible for judgment and complex thought. But while preserving the cortex is important for …
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.
The largest study to date on the effects of eating omega-3 fatty acids confirm that foods high in the fats can preserve memory and cognitive functions only in people without diabetes.
They may not seem to share much in common, but similar mechanisms could be driving the two conditions.
The latest research shows that viral and bacterial infections could have lasting legacies on cognition.
Mickey Hart’s quest to understand the power of music in medicine
Yes, there is a difference. Why one is more likely to trigger serious memory problems.
The latest research connects migraines with more of the brain lesions, although their health impact isn’t clear