A new study has revealed how early changes in brain DNA methylation are involved in Alzheimer's disease. DNA methylation is a biochemical alteration of the building blocks of DNA.
According to Alzheimer's Association, 44 million people worldwide are living with dementia and by 2050 the number is expected to reach 115 million.
Researchers have identified a compound that might stall the progression of Alzheimer's by interfering with the role amyloid-β which is a small protein that forms plaques in Alzheimer's brains and contributes to the formation of blood clots.
Neuroscientists have defined a subtype of Alzheimer's disease (AD) that they say is neither well recognized nor treated appropriately.
Broiling, grilling or frying meat can increase risk of dementia, according to a new study.
Patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease have comparatively higher levels of DDE - the long-lasting metabolite of the pesticide DDT in the blood than healthy people, according to a new study.
Scientists have discovered the use of simple single-celled amoeba that will help them understand the function of human proteins that is responsible for Alzheimer's disease.
Fish oil preserves brain health, a new study suggests.
Scientists have developed a test called Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE test) that might prove to be an efficient and quick tool for evaluating cognitive abilities.
Vitamin E may slow functional decline in patients suffering mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease, a new study reveals. Functional decline includes problems with everyday tasks such as shopping, cooking and traveling.
Researchers reported that a new injection drug treatment option for Alzheimer's could be available within the next five years.
Researchers found that infants with the APOE-E4 gene variant had different brain scans in comparison to infants without the gene.
Loss of a particular layer of retinal cells might be linked to Alzheimer’s presence in the body, a new study claims.
A rigorous and daily walk can be helpful in keeping Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s at bay, a new study has found.
Researchers from Vanderbilt University reported that patients who stay in ICUs might suffer from brain damage.