More Alzheimers News
Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer’s, Studies Suggest
Researchers report on two approaches that look for telltale plaques
- Posted July 13, 2014
Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging ‘Boomers': Study
Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report...
- Posted June 30, 2014
Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: Study
They were 60 percent more likely to develop disease, and to develop it earlier,...
- Posted June 25, 2014
Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests
Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain
- Posted June 23, 2014
Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike
'Holistic' program involving these and other activities brought relaxation, exercise, small study found
- Posted June 5, 2014
Anti-Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Promise in Mice Study
Researchers hope to prevent disease onset by starting treatment in middle age
- Posted June 3, 2014
Scientists Erase, Then Restore Memories in Rats
In the future, the mind tweak might have applications for Alzheimer's patients, researchers say
- Posted June 1, 2014
Steroids May Not Be Wise Choice for Intensive-Care Patients
Johns Hopkins research suggests the possibility of delirium
- Posted May 30, 2014
Cynics at Higher Risk for Dementia? Yea, Right
Study suggests they may be three times more likely to develop brain disease than...
- Posted May 28, 2014
Could Certain Antidepressants Slow Alzheimer’s?
Early study suggests Celexa, and other drugs in its class, might help, but many...
- Posted May 14, 2014
Workplace Solvents Linked to Long-Term Memory, Thinking Problems
Study of French retirees shows those exposed even decades ago scored worse on tests
- Posted May 12, 2014
Brain Stimulation Shows Early Promise Against Alzheimer’s
German pilot study found four of six patients kept, improved their memories one year...
- Posted May 6, 2014
Young Blood Boosts Brains of Old Mice
The discovery might have implications for aging humans, study authors suggest
- Posted May 5, 2014
Alzheimer’s Variation May Often Go Unrecognized: Study
'Hippocampal sparing' disease tends to affect men more, at younger ages
- Posted May 2, 2014