Alzheimer's disease may start outside the brain, which could open a whole new approach to detecting and treating the condition.
A mouse study offers new clues to aging.
Lancet report finds there are nine risk factors that account for up to a third of dementia cases globally.
Scientists have identified the ingredient in the Mediterranean diet that protects the brain from cognitive decline.
With a severely restricted immigration policy, Japan is now suffering from a lack of low-skilled workers, especially in the health services.
State assistance programs can make life bearable again for caregivers in remote areas struggling to provide around-the-clock help.
People living within 50 meters of high-traffic roads have a 7 percent higher chance of developing dementia.
Most research on the neurodegenerative disease has focused on amyloid plaques, but a new study may change this.
Researchers will be able to improve understanding and diagnoses of diseases such as cancer and dementia.
When Reagan was faced with a harsh fate, Newsweek reported on how he handled himself with trademark charm and levity.
Solanezumab is the first drug identified for slowing the progression rather than merely treating symptoms of the disease.
Although many of the players are expected to settle, about 200 retired players plan to sue individually.
Lab-grown Alzheimer's neurons prove a decades-old theory and make testing drugs faster and cheaper