How resilient are your brain connections?

Certain pieces of brain structure may make some people less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

November 9, 2017 0

Is dementia declining among older Americans?

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend.

September 18, 2017 0

Sweet or tart, cherries are the bomb

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this magical fruit.

September 10, 2017 2

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

September 3, 2017 3

Dozens of potential Alzheimer’s meds in the pipeline

Last new drug for the memory-robbing disease was introduced in the United States in 2003.

July 24, 2017 0

Study: Sugary drinks shrink brains

Multiple sweet beverages per day may lead to significant memory loss—but there are ways to keep your brain safe.

June 24, 2017 0

Persistent pain may lead to memory troubles

Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk.

June 21, 2017 0

Alzheimer’s deaths jump 55 percent

CDC reports more patients are dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones.

May 31, 2017 0

Sound mind: A matter of degrees?

An emphasis on learning isn’t just a smart career move—it could also ensure long-term brain health.

May 20, 2017 3

Loving, supportive kids may help lower seniors’ dementia risk

But negative relationships with children, spouse increased chance.

May 9, 2017 0

Do diet sodas pose health risks?

Study suggests—but does not prove—a possible link to stroke, dementia.

April 27, 2017 0

A vicious cycle: Elusive sleep, aging body

Seniors who struggle to get deep, restorative slumber are only adding to their health problems.

April 13, 2017 0