Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In some cases, worsening symptoms of depression in seniors might point to early dementia, a new study suggests.

Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's?

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Rosacea, the facial redness affecting millions of Americans, may be linked to a higher risk for dementia and Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.

Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors' Minds Sharp

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A hearing aid may do more than help you hear better: New research suggests that the devices might also help prevent mental decline in elderly people with hearing loss.

Trouble With Sense of Direction May Be Linked to Early Alzheimer's: Study

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Difficulty remembering how to get around in new surroundings may be an extremely early sign of Alzheimer's, a small study suggests.

HIV Patients Now Living Long Enough to Develop Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, April 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The first case of Alzheimer's disease diagnosed in a person with HIV highlights the fact that long-time HIV survivors are starting to reach ages where their risk for Alzheimer's increases, researchers report.

Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' Faces

WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study sheds light on what is often called one of the cruelest effects of Alzheimer's disease -- the patient's inability to recognize loved ones.

Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in Seniors

TUESDAY, April 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Major and worsening depression may significantly increase seniors' risk of dementia, a new study suggests.

At the Store or Work, a To-Do List Helps

MONDAY, April 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- You're less likely to forget grocery items if you take a list when shopping rather than relying on your memory, a new study finds.

Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-Olds

TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even healthy, young adults may have hardening of the arteries that can harm their brain health, a new study suggests.

Is Seniors' Dental Health Tied to Mental Health?

FRIDAY, April 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There seems to be a link between poor oral health and age-related mental decline, researchers say.