If you find yourself faced with these 10 signs of dementia, please get help for your loved one. And seek help for yourself too, so that you can deal with your loved one's illness effectively.
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Maybe where this place called home is located is not what's so important. Instead, it's what we believe home to be, which is someplace very familiar to us, the place where we all came from.
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) is a rare but reversible cause of memory loss caused by abnormal levels of cerebral spinal fluid in the brain.
Many individuals have come to my Psychiatry office asking if their elderly parent's or grandparent's diagnosis of Alzheimer's has doomed them as well to a future of dementia. The answer is, "Probably not."
It's clear we need to make curing Alzheimer's disease a national priority and devote sufficient resources to head off what is obviously an impending disaster.
We will spend about 17.6 percent of our GDP on health care expenses this year in America, primarily because we are not healthy in some very key areas.
For a number of years there has been evidence that leptin, a hormone involved in the regulation of appetite and fat metabolism in the body, might play a role in preventing Alzheimer's Disease.
Spanish researchers found that among nearly 3,300 older adults they followed for three years, those who slept nine or more hours per day, daytime naps...
Research suggests that less than 35 percent of people with Alzheimer's or other dementias are properly diagnosed. Early diagnosis is crucial.
Drinking coffee may do more than just keep you awake. A new study suggests an intriguing potential link to mental health later in life, as well.
NEW YORK — Having a big belly in your 40s can boost your risk of getting Alzheimer's disease or other dementia decades later, a new study sugges...
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