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Alzheimer’s Disease

Feeling glum? Brighten up with movies

Researchers are finding that cultural engagement may help people tamp down depression as they age.

Omega-3s in seafood may keep you healthier, longer

Eating more whole foods, such as wild Alaskan salmon or other oily fish, at least two times per week is a good start.

Eyes could be the window to predicting Alzheimer’s

Plaques accumulate in the brain two decades before symptoms appear, so scientists are trying to find ways to detect the disease earlier.

Got that foggy feelin’?

Before you conclude your faulty memory is a sign of impending Alzheimer’s, consider reversible dementia as the culprit.

Patient Story

‘The love for horses’

When a hospice nurse invites 84-year-old Lloyd Robinson to her farm, memories of his childhood and rodeo days spill forth.

1 in 9 U.S. adults over 45 report memory problems

Noticing a decline in your mental abilities may be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

Could aspirin help keep Alzheimer’s away?

Study identifies a possible new role for one of the most widely used, common, over-the-counter medications in the world—aspirin.

Smoking and diabetes linked to calcium buildup in brain

Risk factors affect the part of the brain that plays an important role in short- and long-term memory.

Poor sleep may heighten Alzheimer’s risk

Chronically disturbed sleep may facilitate the development of Alzheimer's disease or accelerate its progression.

Therapy could reverse Alzheimer’s brain plaque buildup

Study shows surprising results that may give cause for hope.

¿Habla español? Parlez-vous francais?

Why it's great to learn a second language.

Brain ‘pacemaker’ might help slow Alzheimer’s

More than 16 million Americans could have the disease by 2050.

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