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Short Bout of Exercise Might Boost Your Memory

MONDAY, Sept. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Just a little bit of light exercise can immediately improve a person's memory, new Japanese research suggests.

Radiation for Childhood Brain Tumor Can Hinder Memory

TUESDAY, Aug. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation therapy for the most common childhood brain tumor can cause memory problems, new research suggests.

Eye Disease Link to Alzheimer's Seen

SUNDAY, Aug. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered a link between three degenerative eye diseases and Alzheimer's disease.

Could Pot-Linked Drug Help Ease Agitation in Alzheimer's?

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The active ingredient in pot that gets you high can calm agitation in people with advanced Alzheimer's disease, a small new study suggests.

The Right Lighting Can Calm Alzheimer's Patients

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Lighting that mimics natural night-day patterns might improve sleep and mood problems for Alzheimer's patients living in nursing homes, new research suggests.

Life Is Short After Dementia Diagnosis, No Matter Your Age

SUNDAY, July 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Your age doesn't determine how long you'll live after a dementia diagnosis, new research contends.

How Common Is Dementia Among LGBT Seniors?

SUNDAY, July 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Dementia strikes about one in 13 lesbian, gay or bisexual seniors in the United States, a new study finds.

Making Life With Dementia More Bearable

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When loved ones develop dementia, it's hard to know how to make their lives better. But now researchers have pinpointed ways to help these folks live as well as possible.

The Focus Shifts in Alzheimer's Research

TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The way that Alzheimer's disease is defined for research should be based on brain changes rather than symptoms.

Alzheimer's Stigma a Barrier to Prevention, Care: Survey

WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Stigma surrounding Alzheimer's disease may discourage Americans from learning about their risk and from joining clinical trials for potential new treatments, a small survey reveals.