47 million people worldwide are affected by the incurable disease.
In spite of decades of intense and costly research, Alzheimer's disease cannot be prevented, its inevitable progression cannot be halted, and even its symptoms cannot be dramatically improved. Research continues however, though this past year has seen a large number of very notable treatment failures, with drugs, vaccines and non-drug interventions.
World Alzheimer's Day is Sept. 21.
It has to do with face perception.
As a superfood already prized for its antioxidant properties, new American research has now highlighted the benefits of blueberries
There's been an average reduction of 20 per cent per decade since the 1970s.
But it's not contagious.
A Canadian diamond miner is donating $9.1 million for Alzheimer's research because his longtime friend — and former B.C. premier
British scientists on Monday announced a major step forward in developing a blood test that could predict the onset of Alzheimer's
Spanish scientists have for the first time used gene therapy to reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer's, an advance