Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's may strike women and men in different ways

(HealthDay)—The ravages of Alzheimer's may strike later in women than men, but once it takes hold women tend to deteriorate far faster than men, according to a new study.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Keeping your brain sharp isn't about working more puzzles

Mental decline is one of the most feared aspects of growing older. People will do just about anything to prevent it, from swallowing supplements touted as memory boosters to spending hours solving Sudoku and crossword puzzles.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Early treatment of schizophrenia may not slow disease progression

Stony Brook University-led study reveals that, despite the common view that early intervention in schizophrenia slows or stops mental decline, those who receive early intervention eventually experience the same declines ...

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