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Scientists find new way to detect Alzheimer’s disease early

Scientists have developed a method to detect the biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease that is 10 times more sensitive than current blood testing technology. While still...

This new vaccine could help stop Alzheimer’s disease

Our immune system's capacity to mount a well-regulated defense against foreign substances, including toxins, weakens with age and makes vaccines less effective in people...

Scientists find key symptoms that exacerbate Alzheimer’s disease

Research finds that impaired blood flow in the brain is correlated with the buildup of tau tangles, a hallmark indicator of cognitive decline. The study...

Memory loss can be reversed, study shows

In a recent study at The Centre for Healthy Aging, National University Health System, Singapore, researchers examined patients with varying levels of cognitive decline. They...

This sleep problem could mean high risk of Alzheimer’s disease

People with Alzheimer’s disease often report depression and various sleep problems, like insomnia. In a recent study at Imperial College London, researchers found disturbed sleep...

Exercise could slow age-related memory loss, study finds

Exercise is important for your body and your brain at any age. A new study reveals how physical activity may slow the decline in learning...

This new blood test may predict Alzheimer’s disease

A new blood testing technique could help researchers detect Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms start or in its early stages. Alzheimer’s disease is an age-related brain...

This stuff in the brain may drive Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers propose that Alzheimer's disease may be driven by the overactivation of fructose made in the brain. They outlined the hypothesis...

Over half of COVID-19 patients on mental health wards also had dementia, study shows

Over half of those who contracted COVID-19 on mental health wards also had dementia, says a study published in The Lancet Psychiatry It is the...

Scientists find a new cause of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that late-onset Alzheimer's Disease is driven by epigenetic changes—how and when certain genes are turned on and off—in...