The FDA has approved brexpiprazole (Rexulti) opens in a new tab or window for agitation associated with Alzheimer’s disease dementia, the agency announced on Thursday.
Scientists have developed a ‘smart patch’ device they claim can detect neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, within minutes.
Here are some common medical problems that can be mistaken for dementia.
Here are seven habits that can boost your brain health in your 50s and beyond.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to cover a new biologic treatment for some veteran patients with Alzheimer’s disease, according to an announcement Monday from the manufacturer.
Researchers from the University of Washington developed a laboratory test that can measure toxic amyloid proteins – known as amyloid beta oligomers – in blood samples and potentially detect Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms develop.
Chris Hemsworth underwent genetic testing for an episode of his docuseries Limitless — and found out he has an 8 to 10 times greater chance of getting Alzheimer’s.
Following a well-balanced diet that’s rich in fruits and vegetables and low in sugar can have many benefits to your health, including reducing a person’s risk of dementia. However, a popular and well-recommended meal plan known as the Mediterranean diet may not lower the odds of developing dementia as previous research had suggested.
Although laws vary from state to state, every state requires that less restrictive alternatives be considered before invoking a guardianship. These might include such vehicles as limited guardianships, powers of attorney or assisted decision-making agreements.
More than 40 genes have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease for the first time, in a “landmark” study offering hope for better diagnosis and treatment.