A-Z Health Topics Index
2014-2015 Alzheimer's Disease Progress Report: Advancing Research Toward a Cure
Read about the latest Alzheimer’s and dementia research funded by NIA, part of NIH. The report describes advances in brain science and research collaboration.
Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet
Get the facts about Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia in older adults. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving.
Alzheimer’s Disease in People with Down Syndrome
Many people with Down syndrome develop Alzheimer’s when they get older. Learn about memory changes and other symptoms and participating in research.
Clinical Trials and Older People
Do you want to be a clinical trials research volunteer? Read about the benefits and risk, and words like placebo, informed consent, and control group.
Now What? Next Steps After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease
Have you been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia? Find information about health care, home safety, work, exercise, and more. Get the help you need.
Participating in Alzheimer's Research: For Yourself and Future Generations
Learn about volunteering for Alzheimer's research and why it matters. Read about benefits and risks, questions to ask, safety, and finding trials.
Stopping Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Advancing Our Nation's Research Agenda
Learn about NIH-funded research on Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body dementia, and other types of dementia—the latest advances in brain science.
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease: What You Need to Know
Learn about Alzheimer's, a brain disease that causes memory loss and other symptoms. Find out when to see the doctor and what treatments are available.
Understanding Risk: What Do Those Headlines Really Mean?
Find out what risk means when it's part of a news report about your health. Learn how to understand research results that might be important to you and your health.