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March 20, 2019
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
The Framington Heart Study shows us how stress can have a negative impact on our memory and thinking skills Now there is scientific evidence that stress can impact your memory and thinking skills....
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...
Dementia is steadily rising in the ranks of causes of death in America, according to a new report released by the National Center for Health Statistics. The most sobering statistic: The...
Having cousins and great-grandparents with Alzheimer’s has been linked to a higher risk of developing the disease, according to a study. Scientists looked at the data on over 278,818 people...
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...
An analysis of the genetic makeup of more than 94,000 people in the United States and Europe with clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's led to the discovery of four new genetic variants that increase risk...
February 28, 2019
by National Institute on Aging
Older women with normal cognition had higher measures of tau, an Alzheimer’s-related protein, than men, a new study finds, indicating that women have a possible higher risk of developing symptoms of...
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.
We don’t usually start thinking about the possibility of dementia until our senior years. But scientists are now saying that maintaining an active life—including both mental and physical...