A newly discovered function for the ApoE4 gene, the strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, may help explain how the gene causes cognitive decline.
Researchers at Columbia University found that dementia is on the decline in seniors from northern Manhattan, following national trends.
A new study suggests a smell test can identify people with mild cognitive impairment–often a precursor to Alzheimer’s–who may benefit from cholinesterase inhibitors.
Scientists propose a new model for Alzheimer's disease that may explain the high failure rate of recent clinical trials.
Memories "lost" to Alzheimer's disease may just be hard to retrieve, suggests a new study by neuroscientists at Columbia University Medical Center.
A new study suggests how nutrients found in brain-healthy foods can reduce inflammation and lower Alzheimer's risk.