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Older people who have higher blood pressure may have more signs of brain disease, specifically brain lesions, according to a study published in Neurology.
Older people with higher amounts of a key protein in their brains had slower decline in their memory and thinking abilities than people with lower amounts of the protein, according to a study led by Rush researchers.
Raj C. Shah, MD, studies ways to prevent, diagnose and treat age-related conditions, particularly memory loss, that characterizes Alzheimer’s.
Experts in elder abuse call for research to help older adults at risk from age-associated financial vulnerability.
People who will develop dementia may begin to lose awareness of memory problems two to three years before onset of the disease, according to a new study.
Eating a group of specific foods may slow cognitive decline among aging adults, even when the person is not at risk of developing Alzheimer’s.
While Alzheimer's is the fourth leading cause of death for older African-Americans, just one in 20 clinical trial participants are African-American.
A discovery by researchers at Rush points to a novel treatment that eventually might be effective for Alzheimer's disease.
Staying physically active as you age could ward off brain damage that can limit mobility, according to a study conducted by Alzheimer’s disease researchers at Rush.