A large drug trial studying the effects of Gammagard in stabilizing Alzheimer's disease proved to be ineffective.
A new study reported that elevated blood sugar levels that are not considered to be diabetic can still lead to an increase risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Eating fish, chicken and salad dressing, which are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and avoiding meat, dairy and other foods with saturated fats may preserve memory and cognitive abilities in older adults, according to a new study.
Researchers believe that the risk of dementia may be decreasing due to improved treatment for cardiovascular disease.
The animal has a simple nervous system, but has cells with properties that resemble that of more complex animals like humans.
Researchers are hopeful that targeting cholesterol may lead to novel treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, as well as other diseases linked to incorrect cell division, like atherosclerosis and perhaps cancer.
Researchers found that 80-year-old seniors who perform as well as 50 to 60-year-old people on memory tests have thicker cortex and anterior cingulate regions similar to those found in 50-year-old people.
Researchers know that dementia is set to become an even greater public health concern than it is now.
Dementia costs, from medicines to nursing homes, cost the U.S. $157 billion to $215 billion a year, more than heart disease or cancer, a RAND study released late Wednesday says.
Acting out dreams while sleeping is the strongest predictor of the second most common form of dementia in the elderly, researchers discovered.
An estimated 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, making it the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.
Being stressed all the time can increase your risk of developing dementia, researchers warn.
A new controversial study has revealed that taking a commonly prescribed sleeping pill could actually improve your memory.
Being able to diagnose people with Alzheimer's disease years before debilitating symptoms appear is now a step closer to reality. Researchers behind Neurotrack, the technology startup that took the first health prize at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) startup accelerator in Austin, says their new technology can diagnose Alzheimer's disease up to six years before symptoms appear with 100 percent accuracy.
Disrupted sleep may be an indication of early Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.