Promoting Alzheimer's Awareness
June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month. This month, health officials are hoping to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
On the Horizon: Rx for Alzheimer's Disease Psychosis
A treatment for Alzheimer's disease psychosis may be on the horizon.
The True Burden of Alzheimer's
More than 6 million people in the United States may have Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment that can lead to the disease, according to a new study.
The Link Between TBI and Dementia
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may raise your risk for dementia later on, a new study found.
The Impact of Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) with loss of consciousness may have a long-term impact on neurological health, a new study found.
How Chronic Viral Infections Affect the Brain
As people age, cognitive functions like memory and judgment can change. And viral infections might have something to do with that.
Senior Antipsychotic Use: The Troubling Trends
The use of antipsychotic drugs to treat elderly patients has become more common in recent years. But that may not be a good thing.
Omega-3 Supplements May Not Be Cutting It
Omega-3 pills are among the most popular dietary supplements in the US. But these pills may not be living up to their claims.
Dangerous Weight Loss Linked to Common Dementia Rx
It's probably not your imagination that Grandma is becoming increasingly fragile over time. And her dementia medication may be partly to blame.
For Dementia, Medical Marijuana Pill Made No Difference
More than 40 years after the "war on drugs" was declared, some in the medical community are rethinking marijuana. And while some evidence has suggested that it could have health benefits, marijuana isn't likely helpful in treating symptoms of one neurological disease.