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Scientists develop blood test for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

In three new studies, researchers provide convincing evidence that an in-house developed blood test for Alzheimer's disease can detect the disease early and track...

Rotten egg gas may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Typically characterized as poisonous, corrosive, and smelling of rotten eggs, hydrogen sulfide's reputation may soon get a facelift. In a new study, researchers found that...

Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here’s what we’re learning...

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the ability to carry out daily tasks. As...

A healthy heart may help delay or prevent dementia

In a new study, researchers found targeting arterial stiffening earlier in a person's lifespan could provide cognitive benefits in older age and may help...

Air pollution may increase women’s dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found that older women who live in locations with higher levels of air pollution may have more brain shrinkage,...

Scientists fine new way to early detect and distinct different forms of dementia

In a new study, researchers found that a new imaging-based method could enable the early detection and differentiation of a wide variety of dementia...

Your body clock strongly linked to your risk of Alzheimer’s disease risk

Fractured sleep, daytime sleepiness, and other signs of disturbance in one's circadian rhythm are common complaints of people with Alzheimer's disease, and the problems...

Better heart health in midlife linked to lower dementia risk later

In a new study, researchers found that those who had better scores on standard metrics of heart health in midlife, especially for behavioral factors...

High blood pressure speeds cognitive decline for middle-aged and older people

High blood pressure accelerates memory loss and other cognitive declines for middle-aged or older adults, even when it only goes up slightly and for...

This mental issue could predict dementia years before other symptoms

In a new study, researchers found that apathy—a lack of interest or motivation—could predict the onset of some forms of dementia many years before...