Living near major roads or highways is linked to higher incidence of dementia, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis (MS), suggests new research published this week in the journal Environmental Health.
When John Searle started to fall down and lose his memory, he thought it was the early signs of dementia. But it turns out he has a rare — and often undiagnosed — condition called normal pressure hydrocephalus. The good news is it's treatable.
As the aging population of the United States grows, a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that from 2014 to 2060, there will be a 178-percent increase in the number of Americans who have Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
A new commentary by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Edinburgh on a study by Taiwanese epidemiologists supports the viability of a potential way to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Scientists are a step closer to understanding which genes are responsible for early onset Alzheimer's disease in people with Down syndrome, thanks to a new study led by researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and UCL along with an international group of collaborators.