Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease can affect one’s memory and more. Read about the first signs, symptoms, treatment, prevention and more.

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Good News, Java Lovers: Science Says Coffee Can Protect Your Brain from Dementia

Based on a new study, you may want to make more time for coffee breaks.

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The Irreversible Disease You Can Get from High Blood Sugar (It’s Not Diabetes)

Obviously high blood sugar is a one-way ticket to diabetes—but it could lead to another devastating illness, according to new...

Wake Up! Too Much Sleep Can Increase Your Risk of Dementia, Study Says

Stick to the recommended 7 to 8 hours a night, please.

Dementia is More than Alzheimer’s: The Top 3 Dementias and How They Differ

When most people think of dementia, they think of Alzheimer's disease. While Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of...

11 Little Ways to Maintain an Emotional Connection With an Alzheimer’s Patient

You can stay close during any stage of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Here’s how.

Doctors Officially Think They Know How to Reverse Alzheimer’s

Science may have stumbled upon the Holy Grail of Alzheimer's research.

New Survey: Science-Backed Habits Reduce Dementia Risk, But Many Americans Are Misinformed

A new survey from Reader’s Digest and the Alzheimer’s Association reveals that many Americans don't realize certain habits can lower...

5 Medical Advances for Your Brain, Eyes and More

The latest news from the world of medicine about emerging breakthroughs in science and technology.

Controversial Health Topic: The Herpes Virus Causes Alzheimer’s

Could that pesky little cold sore be responsible for destroying your memory? It sounds incredible, but research done over the...

When Dad Has Dementia: 7 Secrets to Better Communication

Alzheimer’s and related dementias (there is said to be more than 50 types) do more than impair memory: they impair...

Study: Alzheimer’s Symptoms Reduced By Music

Creating a soothing environment and positive atmosphere with music is a great way for caregivers to prevent agitation in someone...