People who already show signs of Alzheimer's are at heightened risk.
Lack of sleep may prevent the brain from purging tau protein, which forms lingering tangles linked to Alzheimer's.
These small, simple steps could improve your ability to recall names, phone numbers and other important information.
Aerobic activity may slow the effects amyloid plaque has on the brain—especially if you start at an early stage.
A full night's sleep could lead to improved mood and better brain function, boosting creativity, accuracy and memory.
In tracking 19,000 adults for a quarter of a century, researchers find puzzles play a notable role in preserving mental sharpness.
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.
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