Alzheimer's & Dementia News and Research

Latest Alzheimer's & Dementia News and Research

Scientists move closer toward treatment for degenerative diseases

Scientists move closer toward treatment for degenerative diseases

$1.4 million to investigate how strokes and other events that cut off blood flow to the brain disrupt the blood-brain barrier

$1.4 million to investigate how strokes and other events that cut off blood flow to the brain disrupt the blood-brain barrier

Speaking their language aids dementia patients

Speaking their language aids dementia patients

Technology will help as world's population over 60 doubles

Technology will help as world's population over 60 doubles

End-of-life options for seriously ill patients have improved considerably, but still have a ways ago

End-of-life options for seriously ill patients have improved considerably, but still have a ways ago

Study shows states will see an average 44 percent increase in Alzheimer’s disease by 2025

Study shows states will see an average 44 percent increase in Alzheimer’s disease by 2025

Indicators identify shingles patients who have an increased risk of developing persistent pain

Indicators identify shingles patients who have an increased risk of developing persistent pain

Researchers fast track the commercial development of a simple and inexpensive screening test for Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers fast track the commercial development of a simple and inexpensive screening test for Alzheimer’s disease

A computer-based test that detects impaired cognition has been developed

A computer-based test that detects impaired cognition has been developed

No evidence of CJD associated with the Garden State Racetrack

No evidence of CJD associated with the Garden State Racetrack

The First International Congress on Antioxidant Methods

The First International Congress on Antioxidant Methods

Neurobiologists pinpoint region of the brain responsible for storing distant memories

Neurobiologists pinpoint region of the brain responsible for storing distant memories

Research into Chinese herbal medicine Qian Ceng Ta may help Alzheimer’s

Research into Chinese herbal medicine Qian Ceng Ta may help Alzheimer’s

SPECT imaging may lead to early diagnosis of Alzheimer's

SPECT imaging may lead to early diagnosis of Alzheimer's

New hope for advances in treatment methods for AIDS, Alzheimer's and age-related blindness

New hope for advances in treatment methods for AIDS, Alzheimer's and age-related blindness

Substance use disorders don’t discriminate by age

Substance use disorders don’t discriminate by age

New research could reduce risk of strokes in younger people

New research could reduce risk of strokes in younger people

$9 billion cost of depression in senior citizens

$9 billion cost of depression in senior citizens

Counseling eases the depression of people caring for a loved one with the devastating brain disease

Counseling eases the depression of people caring for a loved one with the devastating brain disease

First imaging-based diagnostic test for living Alzheimer’s

First imaging-based diagnostic test for living Alzheimer’s