High blood pressure may lead to brain injury and to premature brain aging, even among people with only slightly elevated readings.
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.
Increasingly, research suggests that obesity is bad for your brain. Maintaining a normal weight in midlife may be a good way to keep your brain healthy as you age
Slight changes in the way a person walks, like slowing down or developing a variable stride, could be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
A rare gene variant appears to protect against the degenerative brain disease, holding hope as a target for future drug development
Five steps you can take now to help Mom and Dad avoid a money mess
A government panel confirms that estrogen and progestin replacement therapy should be used sparingly, only to ward off the most intense symptoms of menopause, and not to protect against chronic disease.
The Obama administration is funneling millions of dollars toward finding new ways to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s debilitating dementia.
A Swedish research team seeking a reliable way to determine who is most at risk of dying after stroke discovers that a simple drawing test may be a good predictor.
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.
Sitting in front of a computer screen may seem like inactivity, but it could be giving your brain a workout.
Its spring, which means it’s the season for fresh, juicy berries. And that’s good news for your brain.