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Study: Memory Tests Could Predict Alzheimer’s 18 Years Before Diagnosis

Evidence suggests early signs of Alzheimer’s may be present decades before any diagnosis.


The hands of an elderly woman are pictured as she sits in her room. (Photo by ERIC CABANIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Questioning Why More Woman Than Men Have Alzheimer’s

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because they tend to live longer than men.


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Study: Sleep Apnea, Heavy Snoring Linked To Memory Decline

People who have breathing problems while sleeping are more likely to get Alzheimer’s disease and early mental decline, a new study suggests.


Study finds 55 percent of patients with dementia had gone without diagnoses or treatment until being personally interviewed for a survey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly 2 Million Elderly Americans May Go Untreated For Dementia

Study finds 55 percent of patients with dementia had gone without diagnoses or treatment until being personally interviewed for a survey.


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Experts: No Proof ‘Brain Training’ Games Work

There is no evidence that playing brain games actually help people enhance their intelligence, according to a statement put out by 69 scientists from around the world.


Older adults with memory issues and a history of concussions are more likely to have a buildup of Alzheimer’s-prone plaques in the brain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Study: Memory Loss Associated With Alzheimer’s Reversed For First Time

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) – A new study has found memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease to be reversed during a personalized and comprehensive program. The study was conducted by the UCLA Mary S. Easton […]


A woman, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, holds the hand of a relative . (credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Neuroticism, Long-Time Stress Linked To Alzheimer’s In Women

According to a new study, women who feel anxious, moody, and distressed for a significant amount of time during middle age may be at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later on in life.


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Study: Suffering Depression May Increase Risk Of Alzheimer’s

According to a new study, suffering from depression may increase your chances of suffering from Alzheimer’s.


Materials found in high levels in cooked meats may prohibit the body's creation of proteins that protect against Alzhiemer's and diabetes. (Getty Images)

Study: Eating Grilled And Broiled Meat Linked To Alzheimer’s

Agents found in cooked and heated meats can reduce certain proteins that protect against Alzheimer’s and diabetes.


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Ga. Senate Backs Bill Creating Alzheimer’s Registry

The Georgia Senate has endorsed legislation that would establish a state registry of people with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders.