Researchers report that by 2050, the number of dementia cases could triple.
It's no secret that people become forgetful in old age. However, new research reveals physical evidence for this aging absent-mindedness. Scientists found that brain regions linked to memory shrink as people get older. However, researchers said the decrease is more pronounced in people who go on to develop neurodegenerative disease.
Japanese researchers developed a new brain scan imaging technique that could detect the buildup of tau protein.
Researchers found that seniors who had mild B-12 deficiency experienced faster mental decline.
Switching to the Mediterranean diet may do more than protect people from heart disease and diabetes. New research reveals that eating like an Italian can also help preserve cognitive function and protect against neurodegenerative diseases like dementia.
Red meat has been linked to a cancer, heart disease, diabetes, obesity and early death. Now, new research reveals that Alzheimer's disease may also have a place in the long list of ailments associated with eating red meat.
Researchers found that too much copper consumption could increase one's risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Two new non-invasive eye tests are entering trials to test their effectiveness in detecting Alzheimer's.
Researchers report that diabetic people with depression might be at a greater risk of mental decline.
Young-onset dementia may be predicted in adolescence, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that having higher blood sugar levels even if the levels are not considered diabetic could still increase the risk of dementia.
People with anemia, or low levels of red blood cells, may be more likely to develop dementia, according to a new study.
Researchers tied mouth bacteria to the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Exercise may improve cognitive function in people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.
Dementia patients who take certain blood pressure medications may experience slower cognitive decline than those who don't, a new study suggests.