Experts believe that ApoE4 is a strong genetic marker for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. But it’s not recommended for people who do not have symptoms. A neurologist explains why.
We’ve known for years that exercise is good for our bodies, but a recent study looks at how exercise may impact people with a rare type of early-onset Alzheimer’s, called autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease.
These risk factors previously have been linked to higher odds of dementia, cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease, but it’s been unclear exactly how.
Men with prostate cancer being treated with a common hormone therapy may be doubling their risk of dementia, a recent study says.
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Creamy or crunchy – and oh, so spreadable – peanut butter is not your first thought as a possible game-changer in Alzheimer’s disease research. But it has potential, according to researchers at the University of Florida. They conducted a peanut butter smell test hoping to find an inexpensive, noninvasive way to detect early-stage Alzheimer’s and track … Read More
You ask a lot of your brain. It thinks 70,000 thoughts each day. To help preserve this amazing organ’s function, follow these 6 tips from our experts at Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Sleep apnea — a sleep disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep — may be doing more than affecting the quality of your sleep and making you tired. A recent study finds a link between abnormal breathing patterns during sleep – like heavy snoring and apnea – and cognitive decline at an earlier … Read More
Your brain is an organ like no other. When it’s healthy, its potential is truly hard to, um, wrap your brain around. Its biggest foes are Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease and multiple sclerosis, which can rob us of our ability to think, reason and remember.