Our Most Read Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Brain Health Stories of 2023

By | December 29th, 2023

As 2023 comes to a close, we’re looking back on the Being Patient stories you read and spent the most time with.

As 2023 comes to a close, we’re looking back on the stories you read and spent the most time with. From science-backed deep dives into which brain health supplements actually work, to easy-to-understand explanations of 2023’s groundbreaking Alzheimer’s and dementia studies, millions of readers from around the world tuned in to our coverage this year.

Thanks for reading, and for helping us make this year Being Patient’s biggest year yet.

Alzheimer’s headlines heard around the world

Our most read stories dementia caregiving stories of 2023

For Aging Adults, When Is It Time to Stop Driving?

Science-backed guidance on supplements

  • Turmeric: Do turmeric supplements work? Dietician Duane Mellor authors a piece that dives into the research behind turmeric health claims (Nov. 27)
  • Taurine: Does taurine, a nutrient found in energy drinks like Red Bull, really slow down aging? We asked scientists (Sep. 21)
  • Neuriva Plus: Does Neuriva Plus work? Despite celebrity endorsements, the makers of this pricey brain supplement have been barred by law from claiming its benefits are backed by science (Apr. 30)

Does Taurine Really Slow Down Aging? We Asked Scientists

New research on dementia risk and prevention

Inheriting Dementia? Study Pinpoints New Genes Involved in Lewy Body and FTD

Intel on early Alzheimer’s and dementia signs and symptoms

Early Indicators of Dementia: 5 Behavior Changes to Look for After 50

Popular stories from our Live Talks series

Interested in more stories like those on our talks with Teepa Snow and Dr. Gregory Jicha? We inteviewed 40 different Alzheimer’s, dementia, and brain health experts — patients, caregivers, scientists and doctors — in this years Live Talk series. Check out our top 10 most popular Live Talks of 2023 here, and sign up for 2024 live talks on our events page.

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