Alzheimer's Disease


Fueling Rush’s Future

Donor-supported endowments drive the work of Rush University faculty members in perpetuity
From left to right: Kumar B. Rajan, PhD; Amina Ahmed, MD; John W. Burns, PhD; Kerstin Stenson, MD, FACS; and Monique Reed, PhD, MS, RN, FAAN.
Brain Health & Conditions

Eating More Whole Grains Is Associated With Less Memory Decline in African Americans

Researchers found that African Americans received more benefits from whole grain consumption
Whole wheat foods

Enduring Trials, Achieving Greatness and Bridging Gaps

For Golden Lamp Society scholarship recipient Charlene Gamboa, PhD ’21, being a trailblazer has come with big challenges — and rewards
Charlene Gamboa, PhD
Alzheimer’s Disease

Study Reveals Prevalence of Alzheimer’s Across U.S.

First study to estimate what percentage of people have Alzheimer’s dementia by U.S. county
Alzheimer's levels by state
Alzheimer’s Disease

Bodybuilding Supplement May Help Stave off Alzheimer’s

HMB holds promise for halting disease progression, improving memory
HMB powder
Brain Health & Conditions

MIND Diet From RUSH Ranked Among Best for 2023

Brain-healthy diet recognized by U.S. News for sixth straight year
Brain-healthy food
Brain Health & Conditions

Research Shows How the Human Brain Drains Fluid

Research reveals new knowledge about the brain’s structures that are involved in cleansing the brain of fluids and waste with a steady fluid stream.
Rupal Mehta, MD
Alzheimer’s Disease

RUSH Researchers Receive Grant to Study Dementia Therapy Device

Wearable tool aims to reduce agitation in people with dementia
Dementia Device
Alzheimer’s Disease

Strawberries May Help Fend Off Alzheimer's

Compound in strawberries associated with fewer tau tangles in brain, according to RUSH researchers
Strawberries in white blow
Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s and Daytime Napping Linked in New Research

Longer and more frequent napping was correlated with worse cognition