More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist

WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans are surviving childhood cancers than ever before, but many suffer lingering health problems as adults, a new study finds.

Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Serious head injuries may lead to premature brain aging, a new British study suggests.

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A single serving of leafy green vegetables each day may help keep dementia away, new research suggests.

Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've developed an anti-Alzheimer's diet.

Researchers Pinpoint Possible Protein Culprit Behind Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Abnormal tau protein collecting in the brain may be the main cause of Alzheimer's disease, a new study claims.

Many With Alzheimer's Aren't Told of Diagnosis by Doctor: Report

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors are not telling a majority of their patients diagnosed with Alzheimer's that they have the degenerative brain disease, a new report shows.

Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have developed a new scoring system to help identify seniors who are at high risk for memory and thinking problems that might lead to dementia.

Antipsychotics May Be Deadlier Than Thought for Dementia Patients

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antipsychotic drugs may increase the risk of premature death in dementia patients more than thought, a new study suggests.

Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds

MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Can't remember that work colleague's name? Misplaced your keys again? Don't fret: a new study finds that nearly everyone will suffer more memory lapses as they age, with men being more vulnerable to failing memory than women.

'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find

FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The brains of so-called "superagers" are much different than normal seniors, according to a new study.