Alzheimer's disease cuts the risk of developing cancer, and cancer decreases the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.
Low levels of toxic protein has been linked to brain diseases. Researchers found that low levels of amyloid proteins may actually cause more harm to health than high levels.
Researchers report two compounds found in cinnamon that could potentially prevent Alzheimer's disease.
The vitamins may be able to prevent shrinkage by 90 percent in the portions of the brain most severely impacted by the disease, the hippocampus and the cerebellum.
Skin cancer may lower the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by up to 80 percent, a new study suggests.
New findings suggest that small doses of a leukemia drug may help prevent neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and others forms of dementia.
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.
African-Americans with a particular gene are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in old age as those without it, however there is no major genetic difference that could account for the slight excess risk, a new study said Tuesday.
Researchers know that dementia is set to become an even greater public health concern than it is now.
Acting out dreams while sleeping is the strongest predictor of the second most common form of dementia in the elderly, researchers discovered.