Is Slurred Speech a Sign of Vascular Dementia?

Strokes can lead to problems with speech, walking, strength, thinking, and memory, and are a common cause of dementia. But can you diagnose someone just by observing them?

Don’t Listen to Your Lizard Brain

10 million years of evolution has led to the development of the neocortex to control our primitive drives. So why does it seem to fail so frequently?

Should You Check Your Genes for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Anyone can now find out if they have the most common genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s. But what will you do with the information?

Why You Should Consider Serving Fish This Thanksgiving

Wondering what foods can reduce the risk of stroke and Alzheimer’s and actually improve cognitive function? Hint: It isn’t blueberries, coconut oil, or turmeric.

Understanding Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

The pathology of Aaron Hernandez was just one part of the 2017 Boston University CTE Conference, which presented the latest research and our current understanding of this disorder.

Memory Ability Declines After Age 20

Wondering if your memory is normal or not? We’ll help you understand what’s normal, what’s not, and what to do about it.