Scientists for long now have tried to find a treatment and cure for a grave disease like Alzheimer s but have not been lucky yet. Alzheimer s is an age-related neurodegenerative disease and associated with a loss of memory behavioral problems and thinking. It is one of the most common forms of dementia and scientists have not been able to figure it causes. However scientists from the University of Sheffield in Britain have identified the factor that reduces one s risk of suffering from Alzheimer s. Read about the symptoms and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. What did the study find?