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.
Here's a tasty way to reduce your Alzheimer's disease risk.
Researchers have investigated whether anxiety is a precursor or risk factor of dementia.
It's not yet clear why skin cancer survivors had a dramatically reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Air pollution may play a key role in addressing this issue.
This finding is an important breakthrough in Alzheimer's research.
Certain molecules found in blood could help with early detection and new treatments.
A 2007 biography of Billy Graham explores his love for people and leadership.
The protein may have hitched a ride on some dirty medical equipment.
Excessive drinking could impair learning capacity by 3 percent to 5 percent.
Offspring of the mice also benefited from the missing enzyme.
An AI breakthrough could lead to a silver bullet for Alzheimer's and offer a faster, cheaper way to find life-changing drugs.
We may have been mistaken when it comes to what causes Alzheimer's disease.