Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders


Caffeine May Cut Dementia Risk in Older Women

The findings are based on 6467 community-dwelling women age 65 and older who self-reported their daily caffeine consumption upon enrollment in the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study.

Some Alzheimer’s Symptoms More Severe in Hispanic Population, Study Finds

“This could have a significant impact on the treatment and understanding of how Alzheimer’s disease progresses in Hispanics,” lead researcher Ricardo Salazar, MD, said.

Lundbeck Says Alzheimer's Late-stage Drug Study Fails

The company said both doses of its drug idalopirdine failed to improve symptoms of the disease measured on the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive Subscale (ADAS-cog) in the study named Starshine.



Peter Weiden, MD, and Charles Raision, MD, talk about how to do cognitive behavioral therapy with a group of people who have patterns of cognitive dysfunction. Click here to read the transcript.