Swiss drugmaker Roche has "renewed confidence" that drugs targeting potentially brain-destroying plaque can fight Alzheimer's disease, following promising results with a product from a rival.
Adults who have either depression or type 2 diabetes may have an increased risk of developing dementia, and the risk may be even higher for people who have both conditions, according to a new study.
or 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition.
One morning in 2008, 32-year-old Naomi Jacobs woke up in a home she didn’t recognize, to a son she didn’t know, thinking she was 15 years old.
A study of nearly 2 million people in Britain suggests an unexpected protective effect against dementia: obesity in midlife.
The brain consumes 20 percent of the body’s energy while awake and at rest, yet scientists historically have viewed the organ’s activity during sleep as useless “noise.”
An estimated 2 million Americans suffer from a little-known neurological condition called pseudobulbar affect (PBA), but many of them do not even know it.