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

Vitamin E, selenium won’t curb dementia risk

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet.'

March 29, 2017 0

Dizzy spells in middle-age tied to dementia

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage.

March 16, 2017 0

Does lack of exercise invite dementia?

Being sedentary may make you as vulnerable as those whose genes put them at risk for Alzheimer's.

February 4, 2017 0

The Tetris test

Researchers study how playing video games can lead to brain evolution.

January 19, 2017 1