Tag: Alzheimer’s Disease


Poor Sleep May Increase Risk for Alzheimer’s

A new study suggests that even a little sleep loss can increase the risk for Alzheimer’s disease, the leading cause of dementia.

/ August 25, 2017

Death Rate from Alzheimer’s Disease Up 55%; Family and Caregivers Most Affected

Deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have risen by 55% over the past decade and a half, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

/ June 1, 2017

Alzheimer’s Cure Within Reach After Successful Drug Trial

A drug that ‘switches off’ production of toxic proteins caused by Alzheimer’s disease is raising hopes that a cure could finally be within reach.

/ December 12, 2016