Keep up to date with the latest news, stories, and events in the Alzheimer’s Disease community.
Why don’t we have a cure for Alzheimer’s disease?
As a researcher who studies Alzheimer’s disease and a neurologist who cares for people with Alzheimer’s, I share in the frustration, indeed anger, of people and families when I tell them that I have no cure to offer.
For neural research, wireless chip shines light on the brain
Researchers have developed a chip that is powered wirelessly and can be surgically implanted to read neural signals and stimulate the brain with both light and electrical current. The technology has been demonstrated successfully in rats and is designed for use as a research tool.
Connecting Financial Literacy to Cognitive Health and Alzheimer's
Having trouble managing your finances, research has shown, can be an early sign of cognitive difficulty and even dementia. But two fascinating recent studies suggest how important it can be to your mental health and your wallet to keep up your financial literacy and your confidence about it as you get older.