Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: October 2007

A Brain-Boosting Diet that Also Prolongs Life
A Mediterranean diet may help people with Alzheimer's live longer.
Learn More
Can Cholesterol Pills Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?
Statin drugs, taken for the heart, also have effects on the brain.
Learn More
Aricept Proves Ineffective for the Agitation of Alzheimer’s
Aricept, a drug commonly prescribed to treat cognitive decline in mild to moderate Alzheimer's, proved no more effective than a placebo for easing agitation, restlessness, and other behavioral symptoms of the disease.
Learn More
A Warning for High-School Dropouts
Not finishing high school may lead to memory problems.
Learn More
Are You Conscientious? You May Be Less Likely to Get Alzheimer’s
Discipline and purpose may be markers for a dementia-resistant brain.
Learn More
Exploring the Link Between Body Weight and Alzheimer’s
Carrying excess weight has been linked to a variety of chronic ailments, including heart disease, strokes, and diabetes. Being overweight in middle age has also been linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease late in life...
Learn More