Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've developed an anti-Alzheimer's diet.

Researchers Pinpoint Possible Protein Culprit Behind Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Abnormal tau protein collecting in the brain may be the main cause of Alzheimer's disease, a new study claims.

Many With Alzheimer's Aren't Told of Diagnosis by Doctor: Report

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors are not telling a majority of their patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's that they have the degenerative brain disease, a new report shows.

Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have developed a new scoring system to help identify seniors who are at high risk for memory and thinking problems that might lead to dementia.

Antipsychotics May Be Deadlier Than Thought for Dementia Patients

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antipsychotic drugs may increase the risk of premature death in dementia patients more than thought, a new study suggests.

Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds

MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Can't remember that work colleague's name? Misplaced your keys again? Don't fret: a new study finds that nearly everyone will suffer more memory lapses as they age, with men being more vulnerable to failing memory than women.

'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find

FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The brains of so-called "superagers" are much different than normal seniors, according to a new study.

Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find

FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may damage part of the brain by causing thinning in a crucial area, new research shows.

Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players

TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concussions may damage areas of the brain related to memory in National Football League players. And that damage might linger long after the players leave the sport, according to a small study.

Use of Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term and/or high-dose use of a class of medications used for hay fever, depression and other ills has been linked in a new study to a higher risk of dementia.