Alzheimer’s Disease

Vitamin E, selenium won’t curb dementia risk

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet.'

Does lack of exercise invite dementia?

Being sedentary may make you as vulnerable as those whose genes put them at risk for Alzheimer's.

Gene therapy—an Alzheimer’s treatment?

The research is preliminary and plenty of work remains, but an animal study shows promise.

Fallout from 9/11 linked to early dementia

First responders who developed PTSD seem at greater risk of mental decline.

Behavior changes may be first signs of Alzheimer’s

Researchers developed a checklist to help spot those at risk.

Beware whole body cryotherapy claims

FDA warns health benefits aren't proven, and trendy treatment carries risk of injury.

7 things to know about early-onset Alzheimer’s

The death of Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in college basketball, draws renewed attention to the disease that took her life.

Run, dance, garden your way to a healthier brain

Study shows a variety of activities can cut Alzheimer’s disease risk by 50 percent.

Trouble with sense of direction linked to Alzheimer’s

Virtual testing may be able to one day predict disease long before symptoms develop.

Can 3-D video games boost memory?

A study raises intriguing questions, but don't expect a cure for dementia from your Xbox, cautions a neuropsychologist.

Can lack of Zzzs cause Alzheimer’s disease?

Here's one more reason why we can't underestimate the restorative nature of sleep in terms of brain function and memory.

Unlock the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease

Tap into the key things caregivers must know.