Many Doctors Who Diagnose Alzheimer’s Fail To Tell The Patient

Doctors are much more likely to level with patients who have cancer than patients who have Alzheimer's, according to a report released this week by the...

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer’s Protein from the Brain

Scientists have new evidence that suggests that THC inhibits the formation of amyloid plaques by blocking the enzyme in the brain that produces them....

What I Wish I Knew Before My Mother’s Alzheimer’s Death

By Jasja De Smedt KottermanAs with many Alzheimer’s patients, it was the family who suggested my mother get her memory tested. She was 68 years...

Heartburn Drugs Linked To Dementia Risk

Heartburn is miserable, but largely treatable. One of the most popular treatments is a class of drugs called “proton-pump inhibitors,” or PPIs. They seem...

Distorted memories play role in preserving knowledge for dementia patients, researchers...

Some memories containing inaccurate information can be beneficial to dementia sufferers because it enables them to retain key information researchers say.The University of Birmingham...

Cancer Drug That Might Slow Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s Headed For Bigger Tests

Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.The drug is nilotinib, which is approved to treat...

Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by herpes virus, warn experts

Drugs trials have failed and it's time to face up to the fact Alzheimer's is probably caused by viruses and bacteria, say scientists Alzheimer’s disease could...

Major Cause of Dementia Discovered

An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of a major cause of dementia, with important implications for possible treatment and diagnosis.Professor Garth Cooper from The...

An Alzheimer’s Drug Has Been Shown to Help Teeth Repair Cavities...

Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib.Developed for and...

If you use Benadryl, Paxil, Dramamine it’s REALLY time to stop:...

Over-the-counter drugs, many of them formerly only available by prescription, are in abundance, and they supposedly treat a wide range of conditions and minor...
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