Dementia, which is not technically a disease but a term for impaired ability to think, remember or make decisions, is one of the most feared impairments of old age.
What’s the Link Between Menopause and Alzheimer’s? I Set Out for Answers After My Mother’s Alzheimer’s Diagnosis.
Before my mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at age 68, I rarely gave the disease a second thought. Now I worry that going through menopause may increase my own risk.
A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Science also found that sleep may help clear the brain of toxins that play a role in Alzheimer’s disease.
New research is untangling the complex relationship between symptoms of depression and losses in memory and thinking that often emerge together with Alzheimer's disease.
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Rates of Alzheimer's disease are higher in women than in men, and researchers now think they know why.
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