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Researchers are prescribing exercise as if it were a drug in a study that aims to see if it can prevent Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers are still optimistic about finding disease-altering medicines—just not anytime soon
A good diet and ample exercise don't just help your waistline. Healthy lifestyle factors may also help lower your risk of dementia, even if you have a higher genetic risk, according to a study...
Test tube and mice research has found that herpes and other viruses speed up the development of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.
Looking for a way to stay mentally sharp as you age? Here’s a clue: puzzles.
April 5, 2019
by US News and World Report
A new study found that the common NSAID naproxen was ineffective at preventing Alzheimer’s disease.
March 18, 2019
by The Business Journals
As Alzheimer’s disease and dementia affect a growing number of Americans, efforts to keep brain decline at bay have become big business. But in a piece published in the Journal of the...
At first, she just forgot a name or two. Then, a few meetings on her schedule. A few months later, LuPita Gutierrez-Parker found herself struggling at work to use computer software she knew...
What does your brain do while you sleep? According to a new study, deep sleep is when your brain gets a scrub down, washing away the toxic waste that contributes to diseases like Alzheimer’s.
Tom and Peggy Misciagna were sitting in their Manassas, Va., home recently, talking about the children they adopted overseas in the 1980s, when Tom, 64, misremembered a major detail.