As Alzheimer’s disease continues to grow in prevalence around the world, scientists are searching frantically for a cure.
The “quick facts” provided by the Alzheimer’s Association are pretty concerning: More than five million people in America are living with Alzheimer’s, and that number is projected to reach 16 million by the year 2050.
As the associate director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College, my work has been focused on rigorous studies of how lifestyle choices shape the health of our brains.
Up to one-third of the world's dementia cases could be prevented by addressing factors such as education, hypertension, diet, hearing loss and depression over the course of a person's lifetime
New research suggests eating red meat may increase the body's biological age, or risk for age-related diseases like dementia
Older adults who perform poorly on the Memory Binding Test (MBT) are at increased risk of developing amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) and dementia, new research suggests.
Artificially-sweetened beverages can significantly increase the risk for a number of health problems.