Study Says Lowering Blood Pressure Helps Prevent Mental DeclineLowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer's disease, a study found.
Scientists Say They Have Fixed The Gene Linked To Alzheimer's DiseaseScientists found that apoE4 is only slightly different from the gene apoE3 however, the protein it produces within the body is much more damaging to human brain cells.
New Way Of Defining Alzheimer's Aims To Find Disease SoonerGovernment and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease — basing it on biological signs rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today.
Report: Scientists Find Alzheimer's Treatment While Trying To Cure DiabetesThe medication, known as a triple receptor drug -- or "triple agonist" -- reportedly works in multiple ways to protect the brain against degeneration and promote growth.
Bill Gates Invests $100 Million To Combat Alzheimer'sBill Gates says he's giving $100 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.
Former Arkansas Coach, AD Broyles Dies At 92Broyles died from complications of Alzheimer's disease, according to a statement from his family.
Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness MonthMore than 5.5 million Americans live with Alzheimer's and another person is diagnosed every 66 seconds.
Study Links Diet Soda To Higher Risk For Dementia, StrokesMuch has been written about the health risks of sugar-sweetened beverages. Now, new research suggests diet drinks with artificial sweeteners may have some health concerns of their own.
Wife: Glen Campbell Can No Longer Play GuitarGlen Campbell's wife says Alzheimer's disease has robbed the 80-year-old singer's ability to play guitar.
Failed Study Dims Hopes In Hunt For Alzheimer's DrugA treatment for Alzheimer's failed to slow mental decline in a widely anticipated study, ending hope that researchers had finally found a drug that does more to help those suffering from the mind-robbing disease.
Former Tennessee Coach Pat Summitt's Health In DeclinePat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses.
Loss For Words Could Be Brain Disorder, Not Alzheimer'sA mysterious and rare brain disorder can be confused with early Alzheimer's disease. It isn't robbing patients of their memories, but of the words to talk about them. It's called primary progressive aphasia.