Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of his NFL team because of his Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive, fatal disease of the brain that destroys memory and thinking skills and impairs basic daily functions.
New research shows a type of cell widely believed to make chronic adult brain diseases worse can protect the brain from traumatic brain injury and may slow neurodegenerative diseases.
One of the most distressing aspects of Alzheimer’s disease is that there is no cure. But a new drug is showing promise as an effective treatment that slows down the disease’s debilitating effects.
Doctors have an ethical obligation to educate and protect athletes from sports concussion, says a new position paper from the American Academy of Neurology.
There's good news for people who need more restful sleep: a wide range of complementary medicine options -- non-invasive and non-habit forming -- that can be used in addition to standard treatment for insomnia.
You are lying in bed trying to fall asleep. But you can’t nod off because of an overwhelming urge to move your legs. What’s going on? You might have Restless Legs Syndrome.
Myths about epilepsy persist despite tremendous advances. Learn what's really true about this often misunderstood condition as our expert busts 13 myths.
A Cleveland Clinic expert offers quick, easy tips to help you sleep better. Start by putting your smart phone away.
Older people who are not depressed, but have symptoms of apathy, may have a higher risk of developing brain changes linked to dementia, says a new study. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia.
Test your assumptions about this common sleep disorder. For starters, does everyone really need eight hours of sleep?