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Highly processed foods may lead to memory loss in older brain

In a new study from The Ohio State University, researchers found four weeks on a diet of highly processed food led to a strong...

This study finds a simple test to detect dementia risk

In a recent study published in Neurology, researchers found people whose scores on a dementia risk test indicated a less brain-healthy lifestyle, including smoking,...

This common water pill may help treat Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from the National Institute on Aging, researchers found a commonly available oral diuretic pill approved by the U.S. Food and...

Signs of Alzheimer’s disease can be detectable before symptoms are obvious

In a new study from the University of Glasgow, researchers found healthy people with a higher genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease may show differences...

Alzheimer’s and COVID-19 share this thing in common

In a new study from University College London, researchers found an anti-viral gene that impacts the risk of both Alzheimer's disease and severe COVID-19. They...

These places in the U.S. have much more deaths from Alzheimer’s

In a new study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual meeting, researchers found death rates from Alzheimer’s disease are particularly high in the rural...

This stuff in basil may protect against Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from the University of South Florida, researchers found fenchol, a natural compound abundant in some plants including basil, can help...

This common cancer drug may help reverse Alzheimer’s symptoms

In a new study from University of British Columbia, researchers found a drug commonly used to treat cancer can restore memory and cognitive function...

This anti-seizure drug could improve cognitive function in Alzheimer’s

In a new study from UCLA, researchers found an inexpensive anti-seizure medication markedly improves learning and memory and other cognitive functions in Alzheimer's patients...

This stuff in the brain can predict memory decline in Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from Karolinska Institutet, researchers compared how well different Alzheimer's biomarkers predict the progression of the disease and its effect on...