More Alzheimers News
‘Senior Moments’ Don’t Seem to Lead to Dementia for Most
Study reassuring for people with 'mild cognitive impairment,' experts say
- Posted March 10, 2014
Simple Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Dementia Risk
Scientists who tested seniors say the results detected almost all of those who would...
- Posted March 9, 2014
Alzheimer’s Deaths Under-reported?
Alzheimer's disease may contribute to nearly as many deaths as heart disease and cancer,...
- Posted March 6, 2014
Alzheimer’s May Kill Far More Americans Than Thought
Researchers report that the toll from the incurable brain disease exceeds death certificate statistics
- Posted March 5, 2014
Twins Study May Give Some Insight Into Alzheimer’s
Research suggests genes play key role in each person's susceptibility to the disease
- Posted March 5, 2014
Chemicals in ‘Western’ Diet Show Alzheimer’s-Like Effects in Mice
Whether findings might apply to humans remains to be seen
- Posted February 24, 2014
Antidepressant Celexa May Help Ease Alzheimer’s-Linked Agitation
Study finds it might be safer alternative to standard antipsychotics
- Posted February 18, 2014
Could Infections Harm Memory in Older Adults?
Early study found connection between exposure to microbes, poorer scores on mental-ability tests
- Posted February 13, 2014
Having 2 Parents With Alzheimer’s May Raise Risk of Early Brain Changes
Small study found these people had more beta-amyloid deposits, less gray matter
- Posted February 12, 2014
Controlling Blood Pressure, Cholesterol May Not Boost Brain Health for Diabetics
Study found no effect, but longer-term trials may be needed to see a benefit,...
- Posted February 4, 2014
High Estrogen Levels Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk
Study of older women found having more of hormone from fat tissue after age...
- Posted January 29, 2014
DDT Exposure May Raise Alzheimer’s Risk: Study
Researchers say those with the disease had 4 times higher blood levels of...
- Posted January 27, 2014
My Father’s Keeper: Caring for a Parent With Dementia
With no training and no pay, an army of informal caregivers provides a billion...
- Posted January 24, 2014
For Seniors With Dementia, the Choice to Live Alone Can Be a Risky One
Study identifies safety issues, lack of social activities and health care
- Posted January 23, 2014