A new drug approach helped restore the memory of elderly patients who are at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer's, and may potentially delay the onset of this debilitating disease, according to new research.
We all worry about Alzheimer's disease from time-to-time, especially if we've had the unfortunate experience of watching a loved one suffer from it late in life. Now new research has revealed that a key hallmark of the encroaching disease, the accumulation of an abnormal protein in the brain, can start in people as young as 20 years old - younger than scientists ever imagined.
There may yet be hope for Alzheimer's patients everywhere, as new research indicates that lost memories can be regained.
By transplanting new brain cells into mice suffering from Alzheimer's disease, a new study has found that the technique can help reverse memory loss.
Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia among older adults, can possibly be detected early on with simple smell and eye tests, according to four new research trials presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference over the weekend.
Cocoa extract may prevent or reduce damage to nerve pathways found in patients with Alzheimer's disease, slowing the progression of often inevitable and debilitating cognitive decline.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have successfully mapped out the immensely convoluted pathways of cholinergic neurons - the largest nerve cells in the brain and the first cells to break down during Alzheimer's disease.
Spending time with horses may help ease symptoms of Alzheimer's disease patients, a new study, the first of its kind, shows.
A medical breakthrough by British scientists has been hailed as a "turning point" in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.