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Alzheimers Disease Study

Of Mice and Memory: Reversing Memory Loss

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Researchers at Columbia University have demonstrated that common age-related memory loss is distinct from Alzheimer's disease. As importantly, you can reverse this loss. Well, if you're a mouse, you can.

FDA Needs New Standards for Studying Alzheimer's Drugs

Tia Powell | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Tia Powell

In the end, it may turn out that attacking today's biomarkers may not prevent Alzheimer's. The answer, though, won't be known unless the FDA revises its rules, a gamble we may want to take given the alternative.

Exercise Your Body and Mind: Can We Avoid a Looming Health Crisis?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

While cardio respiratory fitness has not yet been proven to have a direct effect on halting the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, if a causal connection is found it would have a huge impact on our aging population, as well as the health of our economy.