Researchers are continuously discovering new information about what causes Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia--a neurodegenerative brain disorder that will affect an estimated 53 million Americans in the United States in 2015.
New findings published in The Journal of Cell Biology look at the identification of novel steps in dementia progression by researchers at the University of York.
New findings published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry show that even though antipsychotic drugs may help ease behavioral issues for some dementia patients, it may also send them down a physical health spiral faster.
A new study published in the journal Circulation found that dementia and Alzheimer's disease patients were two to three times more likely to develop significant memory loss during a follow-up period if they had poor heart function.
New findings published in the journal Brain now show that amyloids, the abnormal proteins found in accumulation in the brain that are a hallmark of the health issue, can be found in individuals as young as 20 years old.
Medical research shows that patients with Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, simultaneously suffer from an early breakdown of cholinergic nerve cells that promote both cell growth and survival.
It turns out that there's a new method to help treat an inherited form of dementia.
Recent findings presented at a satellite symposium at the 2014 Alzheimer Europe Annual Congress show that coffee could reduce the risk of dementia, along with its other health benefits.
Anxiety is often an issue that's plagued by many individuals. Yet recent findings published in the in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry show that it can even lead to dementia, in more severe cases.
Could reading the dictionary help combat the risk of dementia?
Infection of the herpes simplex virus may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at Umea University.