A new drug can remove the plaques that cause amyloid, though the study did not enroll enough people to determine if there was a cognitive benefit.
Legendary comedic actor Gene Wilder has died at age 83 from complications of Alzheimer's disease. But what exactly does it mean to die from Alzheimer's?
Taking calcium supplements may raise the risk of developing dementia in women who have previously had a stroke, or have early signs of other cerebrovascular disease.
Alzheimer's disease is one of the most feared illnesses of people 60 and up. A rare type of Alzheimer's, called early-onset, can occur in people even younger. How can you tell if you are at risk?
Hall of Fame basketball coach Pat Summitt died today after a 5-year battle with Alzheimer's disease. But how does the disease kill?
An eye-scan technique may detect the early signs of Alzheimer's disease, before major symptoms appear, a new report says.
A journal article says herpes virus and Lyme disease bacteria are behind the mind-robbing illness, but not all researchers are convinced.
For the first time, scientists have used brain scans to track the development of Alzheimer's disease in adults with no symptoms.
The rates of death from a number of maladies, including heart disease, stroke and Alzheimer's, were higher in 2015 than in 2014, a new report finds.
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