Alzheimer's Disease - Original Articles

Web Surfing Boosts Older Brains

Besides being entertaining, surfing the web actually offers concrete neurological benefits to the over-55 crowd.

The Blood Pressure-Alzheimer's Connection

Results from a study published in the journal Neurology suggest that high blood pressure may cause memory problems--and even raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Worldwide Dementia Cases to Sharply Increase

Why the scary surge in cases?

Can Statin Drugs Slash Your Dementia Risk?

Learn how this popular class of cholesterol drugs may help to reduce age-related memory loss.

Can Caffeine Cut Age-Related Memory Loss?

That daily java habit may help you avoid Alzheimer s disease as you get older.

Depression May Up Your Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

Study shows that people suffering from depression who have memory problems are more likely to develop Alzheimer s.

Cholesterol and Alzheimer's: What's the Link?

Studies are showing that even borderline high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of developing this degenerative disease.

The Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking

If you need a reason to break out that bottle of wine this weekend, here it is.

Is Glucose Brain Food?

Learn more about the important role that glucose plays in brain function.

What Does Your Family's Health History Mean For Your Health?

You exercise, eat right, get plenty of sleep, and avoid excess stress. Complete your health puzzle by learning your family's health history.

5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

Follow these tips to keep your mind in tip-top shape.

Is There Such a Thing as Brain Food?

Certain foods really can enhance your memory and overall cognitive function. Are they part of your diet?

"Memory Matters"

Alzheimer's Foundation of America calls for national dementia screening.

5 Reasons Why Chocolate Can Be Good For You

This decadent dessert does more than just please your taste buds; it could benefit your health as well.

Understanding Dementia

As life expectancy increases, so, too, does the prevalence of dementia. Here, a look at the disorder, from symptoms to treatment.

It's Alzheimer's: Now What?

Caregiving expert Jackie Pinkowitz explains what families need to know when a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.