What you should know about Alzheimer’s dementia

Who is Alzheimer’s? The psychiatrist and neuro-pathologist Alois Alzheimer described in 1901, the course of the disease of his patient Auguste Deter. With only 51 years, she suffered from a “forgetfulness and delusions”. Age-related dementia

Alzheimer’s treatments: What’s on the horizon?

Current Alzheimer’s treatments temporarily improve symptoms of memory loss and problems with thinking and reasoning. These Alzheimer’s treatments boost performance of chemicals in the brain that carry information from one brain cell to another. However,

Link between brain immune cells and Alzheimer’s disease development identified: Absence of microglia prevents plaque formation

Scientists from the University of California, Irvine School of Biological Sciences have discovered how to forestall Alzheimer’s disease in a laboratory setting, a finding that could one day help in devising targeted drugs that prevent