Alzheimers DiseaseInfo Center
Blood Test Might Predict Alzheimer's
It's been difficult to develop a treatment for early Alzheimer's disease without being able to predict who might get it. Researchers may have just found a way to tell who could be at risk for the disease.
Alzheimer's Might Cause Death More Than Reported
Several diseases may factor into an older, gravely ill person’s death. Alzheimer’s may be one of those diseases, but it might not be listed as the primary cause of death.
Relax — New Treatment for Alzheimer's Agitation
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease sometimes have severe agitation that needs to be managed with medication. A new study found that one medication could be a good treatment.
Something Fishy for Your Brain
If you're not a big fish eater, you may be missing out — or at least your brain might be missing out on a helpful nutrient found in fish oil.
Vitamin E for Alzheimer's Disease
As Alzheimer's disease becomes more prevalent, researchers are looking for new ways to treat the condition. A new study hints that a simple vitamin might help slow the disease.
Looking at Concussions in the Long Run
As research continues to progress with Alzheimer's disease, scientists are looking for information about what might contribute to it. They recently found one possibility.
Dementia Patients and Caregivers Living With Unmet Needs
People with dementia who live at home require a significant amount of medical and personal care. Unfortunately, the needs of those patients and their caregivers may often go unmet.
Heart Disease Increased Dementia Risks in Older Women
Dementia, a condition that affects memory and thinking abilities, is most often associated with aging. New research has found there may be a link between dementia and heart disease.
Becoming Alzheimer's Aware
Dementia is not a normal part of aging, but the risk of issues like memory loss does increase with age. As the population ages, many are pushing for more awareness of conditions related to memory loss.
Age Related Eye Disease and Alzheimer's Didn't Seem Linked
While the chances of developing age-related macular degeneration or Alzheimer’s disease increase with age, older adults who develop one of these diseases are not necessarily at a greater risk of developing the other.