Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Neuroscientists solve mysteries about leading biomarker for Alzheimer's

University of Virginia neuroscientists have revealed how a toxic form of tau protein, notorious for forming tangles in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease and several other neurodegenerative disorders, spreads through ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Happiness in early adulthood may protect against dementia

While research has shown that poor cardiovascular health can damage blood flow to the brain increasing the risk for dementia, a new study led by UC San Francisco indicates that poor mental health may also take its toll on ...

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