More stories about "Alzheimer's Disease"

High Levels of Bad Cholesterol May Increase Alzheimer's Disease Risk

Cholesterol has been linked to the growth of amyloid plaques in older adults diagnosed with dementia.

Lack of Sleep May Increase Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

According to research, plaque buildup in the brain may increase when sleep patterns are regularly disrupted.

Brain Cells Shrink When You Sleep at Night

Getting enough sleep may help your brain clean itself more efficiently.

Improve Cognitive Health with a Mediterranean Diet, Says Study

Eating more whole wheat, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and fish may lower your risk of developing dementia.

Drinking Hot Chocolate May Help Keep Older Adults Mentally Healthy, Says Study

Two cups of hot cocoa a day may help improve blood flow and protect older adults from neural degeneration.

Breast-Feeding May Lower Alzheimer's Disease Risk in Women

Researchers say that breast-feeding may restore the body's insulin sensitivity and help fight dementia.

Mental Stimulation May Slow Down Dementia in Older Adults

Keeping the mind working is as important as keeping the body active.

Green Tea May Help Protect You From Alzheimer's Disease

Drinking green tea may prevent plaques from forming in the brain and lessen the risk of mental deterioration.

Cinnamon May Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

A bit of spice may just be what older adults need to keep their brain healthy.

Vitamin E May Slow Down Alzheimer's Disease

Regularly taking vitamin E may be beneficial in maintaining proper brain activity in older adults with degenerative mental diseases.

Undone: A Short Film about Alzheimer's Disease

Watch this video to better understand the nature of this disease.

Vitamin C and Beta-Carotene May Combat Dementia

A new study shows that Alzheimer's Disease may be defeated by two common antioxidants.

Exercise May Help Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults

It's never too late to join the gym--here's why you should encourage your parents and other older relatives to do so.

Daily Exercise May Help Lower the Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

Even doing simple household chores counts as physical activity and can help, so engage your parents or grandparents in these activities and more.

Alzheimer's Awareness Campaign Hijacks Cinemas in Israel

This campaign for Alzheimer's awareness gave people a first-hand glimpse into what it might be like to be afflicted with this disease.

Your Sleeping Problems Can Contribute to Memory Loss Later in Life

Tossing and turning at night can make you a candidate for Alzheimer's disease, a study shows.