After a man's diagnosis with Alzheimer's disease, he knew one thing with unwavering certainty—he loved one very special woman.
Aduhelm, an Alzheimer's treatment drug approved by the FDA this week, would cost $56,000 annually and raise Medicare premiums, according to a report.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug to treat Alzheimer's disease in 20 years on Monday, though experts are skeptical of its effectiveness.
A heartwarming TikTok of a woman's grandparents reuniting after more than a year apart has touched millions of viewers.
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Depriving the body of sleep does not only cause grogginess. It causes more serious health issues than that.
"Robin's Wish" features interviews with people who knew the actor talking about the disease he battled in his last days, Lewy Body Dementia.
Keeping intellectually and socially engaged as we age "are good bets as protective factors," said co-author Beth E. Snitz of the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania told Newsweek.
Scientists believe the association may be explained by changes in estrogen levels.
Scientists explored the link between a version of what is known as the APOE gene and COVID-19.
The man's caregiver has told him that people are clapping from their windows due to his musical performance.
Sting, Lee Ann Womack, Band of Horses and Sharon Van Etten are some of the other artists who have contributed to a new project by the Alzheimer's Association to help spread awareness through music.
If people don't follow their prescriptions they are less likely to benefit from drugs, which could lead to complications and higher costs later on, one of the authors of the study explained.
The study involved over 30 patients who had their brains scanned by scientists.
The findings could have uses beyond Alzheimer's disease, experts told "Newsweek."
Researchers describe the process that enabled them to make artificial equivalents of two types of neurons—hippocampal and respiratory. They hope that one day it could help treat people with damaged neurons.
The woman was part of a group of families genetically predisposed to developing Alzheimer's in their forties.
Symptoms of dementia, such as aggression, could be eased without medicine according to a study.
Alzheimer's research continues to get major funding from places like the National Institutes for Health, the National Institute on Aging and private donors.
With the aging of baby boomers, the number of Americans aged 65 and older with Alzheimer's is expected to rise dramatically, to over 13.8 million, by 2050, with some estimates reaching as high as 16 million.
Researchers tried to discover why people with no family history of dementia developed the disease.
Studies suggested drinking in moderation could lower the risk of dementia, while not drinking alcohol and drinking heavily could have the opposite effect. Scientists wanted to find out why.
A team from Massachusetts General Hospital has created one of the most advanced models of Alzheimer's disease ever seen.
Having high levels of body fat and low muscle mass could pose a double threat to cognitive health, scientists fear.
Researchers believe alcohol impedes cells in the brain from clearing plaque linked to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
The new project is being constructed in southern France and is designed to emulate life outside hospital walls.