Alzheimer's & Dementia News and Research

Latest Alzheimer's & Dementia News and Research

Contrary to popular belief, women do not suddenly start to lose their memory when menopause begins

Contrary to popular belief, women do not suddenly start to lose their memory when menopause begins

Assisted living residents with dementia go undiagnosed and are not adequately treated

Assisted living residents with dementia go undiagnosed and are not adequately treated

Data demonstrate that Celebrex does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with arthritis and pain

Data demonstrate that Celebrex does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with arthritis and pain

Scientists embark on a five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary supplements on various body tissues

Scientists embark on a five-year study of the effects of soy isoflavones found in dietary supplements on various body tissues

FDA to highlight benefits and risks of hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms

FDA to highlight benefits and risks of hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms

New technology to diagnose, treat deadly diseases

New technology to diagnose, treat deadly diseases

Should medical knowledge be extended to enhance the lives of those who are already healthy?

Should medical knowledge be extended to enhance the lives of those who are already healthy?

Guideline evaluates treatments for postherpetic neuralgia

Guideline evaluates treatments for postherpetic neuralgia

New methods for the growth and development of human pancreatic beta islets

New methods for the growth and development of human pancreatic beta islets

Duplication of the alpha-synuclein gene causes Parkinson's disease in a French family

Duplication of the alpha-synuclein gene causes Parkinson's disease in a French family

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