Declines in smoking and an increase in aging populations, environmental contaminants point to a massive rise in cases in the coming years.
But studies show you can slow the progression of dementia. Here's what you should do to ensure long-term brain health.
Children who consistently get proper sleep are apt to see better outcomes in brain development and academic performance.
The optimum amount of sleep to keep your brain performing its best is seven to eight hours every night.
Study: Women who are fit at age 50 have a nearly 90 percent lower risk of developing Alzheimer's.
Explore these do's and don'ts for optimal brain health.
Although it’s not the fountain of youth or a magic elixir, this B-vitamin has surprising ties to disease, aging and mental state.
Early research ties low levels of oxytocin to relationship quality.
Aggressive or antisocial young people may have less gray matter in key regions.
Treatment improved survival in 'nonshockable' cardiac arrest cases.
Study finds gains in employee productivity.
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