Similar to an infection, misshapen forms of two proteins appear to spread through the brain.
Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.
Scanning technology spots problems sooner, leading to earlier treatment and better management of a thus-far incurable disease.
New research indicates a frail brain could be more susceptible to neurological problems such as dementia, as the patient is less able to cope.
But studies show you can slow the progression of dementia. Here's what you should do to ensure long-term brain health.
A new clinical analysis strengthens the notion that moderate exercise can help older adults reclaim some of their mental acuity.
Sleep medicine docs share how the 'fall back' portion of Daylight Saving Time makes more of a difference than one might think.
Before you conclude your faulty memory is a sign of impending Alzheimer’s, consider reversible dementia as the culprit.
The combination of genetic and non-genetic influences affects not only the function of the brain, but also its anatomy.
Noticing a decline in your mental abilities may be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
More than 16 million Americans could have the disease by 2050.
Working up a sweat is good for cognition, whether you're 8 or 80.
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