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.
I know the pain of losing your mom to Alzheimer’s. But I also know the love—the love and bond between a mother and daughter that not even Alzheimer’s can break.
Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia affect many women and can happen to anyone. Yet, dementia is not a normal part of aging.
Stressful experiences in middle age are associated with greater memory loss among women later in life. But this link isn’t found in men, according to a new study.
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.
Dementia is now one of the leading killers in the United States, with the rate of deaths linked to the disease more than doubling over the past two decades.
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