Drugs used to treat early-stage Alzheimer’s may serve a second beneficial role by reducing a patients’ risk of heart attack and death, according to a study published in European Heart Journal.
Memory deficits linked to Alzheimer’s disease were reversed in mice treated with an anti-cancer drug, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
A Mediterranean diet may stave off memory decline linked to aging, according to a recent study published in the journal Neurology.
A new gene mutation has been identified that could make African-Americans with it twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in old age as those without it
The cost of treating individuals living with dementia may be as much as $109 billion, according to a study released in the New England Journal of Medicine. What's more, with nearly 70 percent of patients on Medicare, tax payers are sharing much of the load.
After announcing plans to fund research dedicated to mapping the human brain in this year's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama released details on Tuesday on what has been named the Brain Research Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.
The nation's 5.4 million people living with early-stage Alzheimer's are finding hope in each other.
A new study explains how the brain both encodes and accesses memories and could shed light on Alzheimer's.