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One drug to treat Alzheimer’s, MS and brain injury?

  Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and traumatic brain injury are four neurodegenerative disorders with very different – and very devastating – effects on the...

Is it possible to be immune to dementia?

Researchers have found evidence that natural resistance to dementia may run within families, according to a new study.   Scientists from Mount Sinai School of Medicine...

Reseachers discover clues behind razor-sharp memory

Researchers are one step closer to figuring out why some of people stay sharp well into our 80s, while others lose cognitive function as...

Alzheimer’s disease: Why every American should get involved

  Alzheimer’s disease the most common form of dementia, affecting over 5 million people in the United States alone. And anyone who knows a friend...

Brain plaques may be worse than carrying Alzheimer’s gene

A new study comparing risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease has found that having a high amount of beta amyloid plaques in the brain is...

Lithium Can Prevent Brain Damage Associated With Parkinson’s Disease

Lithium can profoundly prevent brain damage associated with Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study. The drug works by preventing the aggregation of toxic proteins...

15 Million in U.S. Care For A Loved One Suffering from...

As the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease climbs, so does the number of unpaid caregivers, USA Today reported. According to the Alzheimer’s Association,...

Nobel Prize Winner Discovers Protein That Spurs Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation have discovered a protein that spurs the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Paul Greengard, Nobel Laureate...

Fisher’s Center Leads the Way in Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Research

The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation is the leading source of funding for Alzheimer’s research.  Since being founded in 1995, the center has...

Dementia Commonly Misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s Disease Among Elderly

According to new research, a high percentage of Alzheimer’s disease cases and other dementias that occur among the elderly are misdiagnosed, WebMD reported. Researchers studied...