Alzheimer's

New Study Suggests a Healthy Diet May Not Reduce Dementia Risk

These findings contradict earlier studies, which have concluded that a healthy diet reduces the risk of mental decline and aids in the prevention of abnormalities that can precede dementia.

Auburn University Raising Money for Olive Oil and Alzheimer’s Research

Researchers at Auburn University have found that a compound in extra virgin olive oil might be valuable for helping prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Special Report

New Studies Link Heart Health With Reduced Likelihood of Developing Dementia

Older adults who take care of their heart are less likely to develop dementia than people who neglect their cardiovascular health.

The Unstoppable Journey of Yanni’s Olive Grove

How this resourceful Greek couple transformed their struggling olive tree business into an award-winning olive oil producer on the frontlines of cutting-edge research in the battle against Alzheimer's.
Olive Oil Times Special

Four Studies Support Diet’s Role in Dementia

Four groups of researchers attending a recent Alzheimer's Association International conference presented findings that add to a growing body of research on the positive impact that Mediterranean diets have on brain health.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Prevent Alzheimer’s, Study Finds

Extra virgin olive oil consumption decreases the three main characteristics displayed by the Alzheimer's disease phenotype.
Special Report

Researchers Link Oleocanthal to Cancer, Alzheimer’s Prevention

A study concluded that oleocanthal administered as a pure entity was effective. The focus has now turned to developing a dietary supplement.

Two Mediterranean Plants Might Help Fight Symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Prickly pear and brown seaweed improved the symptoms of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in lab tests using brewer's yeast and fruit flies.