Hit the gym to boost your brain. New research reveals more evidence that exercise boosts brain health.
In a new study, researchers were able to prevent brain cells from dying in mice models that had a neurodegenerative disease.
Researchers found that by testing patients' smell sensitivity with a dollop of peanut butter, they could detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease.
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.
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.
In two studies published this week, researchers found different ways of potentially detecting early onset dementia. One of the studies suggests using the faces of famous people as a new screening tool.
A new study reveals that Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease do not appear to share common genetic risk.
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.
Researchers found that the risk of developing dementia for seniors living in the United Kingdom has fallen by 25 percent.