Alzheimer's & Dementia News and Research

Latest Alzheimer's & Dementia News and Research

Pregnant women are at higher risk for restless legs syndrome

Pregnant women are at higher risk for restless legs syndrome

Study of mental health of assisted living residents has found a higher rates of mental health problems than expected

Study of mental health of assisted living residents has found a higher rates of mental health problems than expected

Boldly colored tableware is a mealtime aid to those with severe Alzheimer's disease

Boldly colored tableware is a mealtime aid to those with severe Alzheimer's disease

Seroquel is significantly more effective than placebo in treating patients with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder

Seroquel is significantly more effective than placebo in treating patients with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder

Elan and Wyeth receive patents for Alzheimer's disease treatments

Elan and Wyeth receive patents for Alzheimer's disease treatments

THC in marijuana may block the spread of forms of cancer causing herpes viruses

THC in marijuana may block the spread of forms of cancer causing herpes viruses

Women aged 70 years and older who exercised regularly lower risk of cognitive impairment

Women aged 70 years and older who exercised regularly lower risk of cognitive impairment

Amyloid growth can occur independently of oligomers

Amyloid growth can occur independently of oligomers

New gene therapy technique may help treat Alzheimer's disease

New gene therapy technique may help treat Alzheimer's disease

Walking helps elderly men stave off dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Walking helps elderly men stave off dementia and Alzheimer's disease

World's most powerful magnetic resonance imaging machine for human studies

World's most powerful magnetic resonance imaging machine for human studies

Central to this year's World Alzheimer's Day campaign is the active participation of people with dementia

Central to this year's World Alzheimer's Day campaign is the active participation of people with dementia

Research may provide a better understanding of the mental retardation observed in Cri-du-Chat Syndrome

Research may provide a better understanding of the mental retardation observed in Cri-du-Chat Syndrome

Discovery of dopamine terminal injury in brains of people with HIV dementia

Discovery of dopamine terminal injury in brains of people with HIV dementia

Dementia is set to become one of the greatest health challenges for the Australian community

Dementia is set to become one of the greatest health challenges for the Australian community

Immunoglobulins may help patients with Alzheimer’s

Immunoglobulins may help patients with Alzheimer’s

Inflammation could have important implications for modern-day health care

Inflammation could have important implications for modern-day health care

Protein that causes juvenile Batten disease also plays a key role in normal cell function

Protein that causes juvenile Batten disease also plays a key role in normal cell function

Immunoglobulins might be promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Immunoglobulins might be promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease

California Chamber of Commerce lends support to stem cell research

California Chamber of Commerce lends support to stem cell research