Peeking Into Healthy Brains To See If Alzheimer's Is BrewingSticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.
Judge to Weigh Fairness of NFL Concussion DealThe NFL's potential $1 billion plan to compensate retired players for brain trauma could soon close the chapter on a troubled era of league concussion management.
Study: Alzheimer's And Dementia Rates Decline In US, Wealthy CountriesThe rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show.
Researchers Develop Blood Test That 'Can Predict With 90 Percent Accuracy' If Person Will Develop Alzheimer'sResearchers from Georgetown University say they have developed a blood test that can predict if a healthy person will develop Alzheimer’s disease or mild dementia.
Study: No Link Between Contact Sports And Brain DiseaseAccording to a recent study, there is not enough evidence between football and the increase risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
FDA Approves GE Brain Imaging Tool For Alzheimer'sThe Food and Drug Administration has approved a radioactive imaging chemical from General Electric to help screen for Alzheimer's disease.
Study: Breastfeeding Could Lower Alzheimer's Risk In WomenResearchers have found that breastfeeding may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's Disease in women who do so with their newborn children, a new study states.
Study: Later Retirement May Help Prevent DementiaNew research boosts the "use it or lose it" theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, a study of nearly half a million people in France found.
Study: 1 In 3 Seniors Dies With, But Not From, DementiaA staggering 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, says a new report that highlights the impact the mind-destroying disease is having on the rapidly aging population.
Testing Brain Pacemakers To Zap Alzheimer's DamageIt has the makings of a science fiction movie: Zap someone's brain with mild jolts of electricity to try to stave off the creeping memory loss of Alzheimer's disease.