Alzheimer's disease

Drinking coffee may reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from Edith Cowan University, researchers found that drinking higher amounts of coffee may make you less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. They found drinking more coffee...

Cholesterol can drive plaque formation in Alzheimer’s disease

In a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers found cholesterol manufactured in the brain appears to play a...

Scientists find a new way to detect Alzheimer’s disease early

In a recent study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, researchers found certain changes in a part of the brain stem, visible in scans,...

Housework linked to sharper memory in older people

In a new study from the Singapore Institute of Technology, researchers found housework is linked to sharper memory, attention span, and better leg strength,...

Socializing may improve your cognitive function

In a recent study published in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers found socializing with others is important for mental health and well-being, and it may...

Scientists find a new biomarker of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from the University of Texas at Dallas, researchers found a new biomarker of Alzheimer's disease. They reported how declines in a...

This daily habit may help treat Alzheimer’s disease

In a recent study published in Nature Metabolism, researchers found that new insight into the workings of the hormone irisin shows it has the ability...

What you need to know about the new Alzheimer’s drug

In a new statement from the American Academy of Neurology, researchers suggest that neurologists must make sure Alzheimer's patients and their families understand that...

Common blood pressure drug cannot slow down more advanced Alzheimer’s

In a new study from the University of Bristol, researchers found that the drug losartan, normally used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), is...

Blood thinner drugs may prevent cognitive decline in these people

In a new study from the University of Sao Paulo, researchers found the anticoagulant medication dabigatran yielded similar results to warfarin for the prevention of cognitive...