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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.
Research into space radiation exposure suggests new risk to long-distance astronauts -- symptoms of dementia.
UCLA biologists may have just found a "fountain of youth" gene. In fruit flies, at least.
Long an obstacle to treating diseases like brain cancer, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's, the blood-brain barrier might soon be unlocked thanks to a medical physicist in Canada.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mouse? Researchers in California have successfully meddled with rats' memories by stimulating nerves.
UK Alzheimer's charity creates a new app that replicates the symptoms of dementia -- memory loss, confusion, and difficulty communicating.
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.