Checking status updates on Facebook may be just the distraction your memory needs.
It’s no secret that our ability to remember things dulls as we get older. Now researchers have some clues about why that happens.
Sitting in front of a computer screen may seem like inactivity, but it could be giving your brain a workout.
Even social smokers are out of excuses. A recent study finds that it doesn’t matter whether you smoke every day or only on the weekends — at least when it comes to damaging your memory.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added new safety warnings to cholesterol-reducing statin drugs on Wednesday, noting increased risks of Type 2 diabetes and memory loss for patients who take the medications.
In the first study of its kind, researchers link blood levels of healthy fats to brain size and memory loss.
Mice are not men, so let’s not get too excited yet, but scientists have discovered that an existing cancer drug quickly reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in rodents.
Shrinkage in certain parts of the brain may herald Alzheimer’s disease long before symptoms arise, according to new research.
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.
Genes are a gateway to understanding disease, and Alzheimer’s is certainly no exception. In recent years, researchers have grown the list of known genes associated with the most common form of the condition, which affects …
Jet lag causes memory and learning problems, according to new research, so please excuse any typos or nonsensical sentence constructions in the following article: I am writing it after flying cross-country for Thanksgiving and a …