A new clinical trial suggests that donepezil does not improve cognitive performance in people with mild cognitive impairment who also have clinical depression.
Columbia University study looks at the relationship between families with exceptional longevity and cognitive impairment consistent with Alzheimer's disease.
The largest genome-wide search for Alzheimer’s genes in African-Americans has found that African-Americans with a variant of the ABCA7 gene have almost double the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
High levels of antibodies to five common infections found to be associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline.
The virus that causes cold sores, along with other viral or bacterial infections, may be associated with cognitive problems; a new study from CUMC's Mira Katan and Mitch Elkind.
More symptoms of depression and lower cognitive status are independently associated with a more rapid decline in the ability to handle tasks of everyday living, according to a study by CUMC researchers.