Making sure your blood pressure is at a healthy reading is necessary to maintain overall health. Controlling high blood pressure is also very important when it comes to the prevention of Alzheimer's and dementia.
Our eyes are an important part of the body. Eye exams can detect many different health concerns and conditions. A recent study funded by the National Institutes of Health studied the changes that happen in eyes in relation to Alzheimer's Disease.
Delirium is defined by the National Institute on Aging as "a state of sudden, acute confusion." The most common occurrence of delirium is during a hospital stay. Individuals who already have dementia are more likely to struggle with delirium.
Biomarkers could help us detect diseases like Alzheimer’s and other dementias before symptoms are present.
Is there a pill you can take to help your brain stay healthy and your memory stay sharp?
Public health has much to contribute to the fight against dementia. This article summarizes the strategies outlined by the CDC and Alzheimer’s Association designed to address dementia from a public health perspective.
What is brain donation, why does it matter for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and how can someone get involved?
MSU's new clinical trial initiative right here in Grand Rapids brings opportunities for people to participate in research that may help discover new prevention and treatment methods for Alzheimer’s.