Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s and Daytime Napping Linked in New Research

Longer and more frequent napping was correlated with worse cognition

Alzheimer’s Disease

Experts Share Tips for Reducing Dementia Risk

RUSH physician-researcher on panel recommending ways to stave off cognitive decline

Older adult couple dancing
Alzheimer’s Disease

Researcher Aims To Diversify Alzheimer's Data

Black older adults often underrepresented in studies of aging and brain health

Lisa Barnes, PhD
Alzheimer’s Disease

MIND Diet Linked to Better Cognitive Performance

Study finds diet may contribute to cognitive resilience in older adults

Healthy fruits and vegetables
Alzheimer’s Disease

Physically Active People Have Healthier-Looking Brains

Study of brain tissue MRIs involved participants in Rush's Memory and Aging Project

Active brain
Alzheimer’s Disease

Remaining Mentally Active May Delay Dementia Onset

Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center researchers examined impact of activities such as puzzles, games and reading

Mentally Active
Brain Health & Conditions

Rush Researchers Develop New Measure of Brain Health

“Cognitive clock” may enable assessment of risk for memory and thinking problems

Cognitive clock
Alzheimer’s Disease

Unhealthy Foods May Diminish Diet's Positive Effects

Study by Rush researchers finds adding foods from Western diet may reduce cognitive benefits of Mediterranean diet

Alzheimer’s Disease

Rush’s MIND Diet Again Ranked Among Best

U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Diets’ includes the MIND diet in seven categories

healthy foods
Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's Researcher David Bennett, MD

Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center Director David Bennett, MD, on the search for treatment options for Alzheimer's and dementia.