New class of imaging agents enables clinicians to watch the progression of Alzheimer's disease in real time in the brains of living patients.
Scientists at Australia's CSIRO are developing an eye test that can detect the protein responsible for Alzheimer's up to 20 years earlier than currently possible.
A recent campaign to increase awareness of the most common form of dementia put people in photos of fake events, possibly giving them a momentary sense of what the disease might feel like.
Counting quarters and naming animals are part of a quick written test that could help determine if you may be prone to Alzheimer's disease.
Google's audacious research arm has already invested in driverless cars and Wi-Fi balloons. Now a new "moon shot" will try to tackle health care by examining what it means to be healthy.
Research into space radiation exposure suggests new risk to long-distance astronauts -- symptoms of dementia.
The EyeGo, developed at Stanford University, uses an iPhone to snap sharp pictures of the front and back of the eye.
Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.
A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.
According to a study, 68 percent of Americans keep their unused gadgets for posterity's sake. Or something. Only 25 percent allegedly admit to it.