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Choosing to give away money linked to lower cognitive performance

New study shows those who gave away more money scored lower on cognitive tests sensitive to Alzheimer’s disease than those who gave less.

Giving away money linked to lower cognitive performance

Watch: Progressive candidate smirks at 'Biden Alzheimer's' joke

Controversial progressive candidate in Georgia caught smothering a laugh after a popular podcaster pokes fun at the President.

Watch: Progressive candidate smirks at 'Biden Alzheimer's' jokeplayer

New finding may contribute to treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Bar-Ilan University researchers discover the mechanism responsible for information transfer between different regions of the brain.

New finding may aid treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

FDA approves drug to treat Alzheimer's

Biogen's Aducanumab drug given approval for use to treat early-stage Alzheimer's patients.

FDA approves drug to treat Alzheimer's

Europe has sanctioned euthanasia for the elderly ill with corona

Living in a nursing home is not a diagnosis. By itself it can never be a medical basis for deciding whether to live or die. Opinion.

Europe has sanctioned euthanasia for the elderly ill with corona

Swastika reportedly drawn on head of Toronto man with Alzheimer’s

Nephew discovers swastika drawn on his uncle at care center in Toronto.

Swastika reportedly drawn on head of Toronto Alzheimer’s patient

Hebrew U. team finds vaccine has unusual effect on Alzheimer's

Medical research team at Hebrew University finds that TB vaccine may actually be able to prevent Alzheimer's disease.

Hebrew U. team finds vaccine has unusual effect on Alzheimer's

Can we beat Alzheimer's with aerobic exercise?

Is aerobic exercise the right prescription for staving off Alzheimer's?

Can we beat Alzheimer's with aerobic exercise?

Husband permitted to marry second wife

Husband of woman who contracted Alzheimer's at age 36 permitted by rabbinic court to marry another woman.

Husband permitted to marry second wife

New research shows olive oil may help prevent Alzheimer's

Study shows mice who receive extra-virgin olive oil do better on tests, have better memory, and have better-preserved neurons.

New research shows olive oil may help prevent Alzheimer's

Finally, a book for Jews with Alzheimer's

Book by author Eliezer Sobel is a Jewish-themed book created explicitly for adults with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Finally, a book for Jews with Alzheimer's

On the way to a cure for Alzheimer's?

Tel Aviv University scientists have developed a new form of treatment which fixes the impaired gene that causes the Alzheimer's illness.

TAU Scientists break ground in Alzheimer’s research

Blood test for Alzheimers' coming soon?

Researchers from Israel and Harvard propose testing a novel biomarker for cognitive aging and Alzheimer’s disease.

Blood test for Alzheimers' coming soon?

James Franco to Celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Comedic actor Seth Rogen plans to host bar mitzvah celebration for friend and fellow star as part of his Alzheimer's awareness foundation.

James Franco to Celebrate a Bar Mitzvah

Smartphone App Helps ‘Balance’ Alzheimer’s

A new smartphone app helps caregivers manage the myriad tasks of coordinating help for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.

Smartphone App Helps to ‘Balance’ Alzheimer’s

Study: Space Travel May Accelerate Alzheimer's

Long journeys into space, including missions to Mars, could expose astronauts to levels of cosmic radiation harmful to the brain.

Study: Space Travel May Accelerate Alzheimer's Disease

Israeli Scientists Near Blood Test for Alzheimer's

Israeli scientists are getting closer to developing a blood test to detect the asymptomatic, early stages of Alzheimer's disease.

Israeli Scientists Nearing Blood Test for Alzheimer's

Study: Prayer Tied To Prevention Of Alzheimer’s

A new joint American-Israeli study has found that praying regularly can reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by 50 percent.

Study Shows Prayer Tied To Prevention Of Alzheimer’s