3 predictors of future memory loss
- If your doctor had a crystal ball that could predict whether you’d become senile in old age, would you want to know? Perhaps, if you could actually do something to prevent it.
Intellectual pursuits may help prevent Alzheimer’s
- Intellectual pursuits on a daily basis over the course of a lifetime could help prevent the formation of amyloid plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease.
Surprising ways to lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease
- Today is World Alzheimer’s Day, and a press release marking the occasion announced that one in eight 65-year-olds already has the disease, which causes profound memory loss over time, has no effective treatment, and is ultimately fatal.
Glimpse into how the brain forms memories could hold hope for Alzheimer’s treatment
Who wouldn’t want a sharper memory? Facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease, the normal forgetfulness of aging, or even just a particularly important exam, many people would be tempted by a drug that could prevent forgetting or enhance memory.