A large UW Medicine-Kaiser Permanente study finds modestly increased risk, with a stronger link seen among younger people.
RNA contact with tau protein spurs neurofibrillary tangles in the brain — a defining hallmark of Alzheimer’s and other diseases.
A variety of resources and enjoyable activities are offered for people with memory loss, their caregivers and families.
Project explores whether simple interventions can lower use of medications that increase fall risk in this population.
A new website aims to help older adults with cognitive impairment, their families and care partners to manage firearms' peril.
Patients in need of cataract surgery also see their risk for developing dementia drop by 30% after undergoing the operation, according to new research published today in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Results reported in JAMA Internal Medicine associate cataract surgery with 30% lower risk of dementia in aging population.
Community-based autopsy study of well-characterized older adults provides valuable data on influential research tool
Research program analyzes cerebrospinal fluid molecules to seek diagnostic and progression markers as well as treatment targets.
'Alzheimer's, like breast cancer, is not one disease,' says UW Medicine dementia expert Shubhabrata Mukherjee.