Alzheimers DiseaseInfo Center

Test Shows Promise for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s

Researchers continue to look for new ways to detect Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms like dementia take shape. Reliable diagnostics may increase the effectiveness of treatments.

Blood Test Might Predict Alzheimer's

It's been difficult to develop a treatment for early Alzheimer's disease without being able to predict who might get it. Researchers may have just found a way to tell who could be at risk for the disease.

Alzheimer's Might Cause Death More Than Reported

Several diseases may factor into an older, gravely ill person’s death. Alzheimer’s may be one of those diseases, but it might not be listed as the primary cause of death.

Relax — New Treatment for Alzheimer's Agitation

Patients with Alzheimer’s disease sometimes have severe agitation that needs to be managed with medication. A new study found that one medication could be a good treatment.

Something Fishy for Your Brain

If you're not a big fish eater, you may be missing out — or at least your brain might be missing out on a helpful nutrient found in fish oil.

Vitamin E for Alzheimer's Disease

As Alzheimer's disease becomes more prevalent, researchers are looking for new ways to treat the condition. A new study hints that a simple vitamin might help slow the disease.

Looking at Concussions in the Long Run

As research continues to progress with Alzheimer's disease, scientists are looking for information about what might contribute to it. They recently found one possibility.

Dementia Patients and Caregivers Living With Unmet Needs

People with dementia who live at home require a significant amount of medical and personal care. Unfortunately, the needs of those patients and their caregivers may often go unmet.

Heart Disease Increased Dementia Risks in Older Women

Dementia, a condition that affects memory and thinking abilities, is most often associated with aging. New research has found there may be a link between dementia and heart disease.

Becoming Alzheimer's Aware

Dementia is not a normal part of aging, but the risk of issues like memory loss does increase with age. As the population ages, many are pushing for more awareness of conditions related to memory loss.