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Health: Women Will Be Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s More Than Men According To New Report

A startling number of women will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, compared to men, according to a new report. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the numbers.


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Health: Simple Test Could Spot Signs Of Mental Decline; Take The Test Now

A simple at home test that can identify if you’re at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how it works.


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Benefits Of A Preventative Lifestyle

From a lifestyle standpoint there is now little doubt that exercise, a well-balanced diet and stress reduction can play a protective role as we age.


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An Increasing Number Of People With Alzheimer’s

A new study suggests the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is projected to increase from 4.7 million in 2010 to as many as 15 million by 2050.


Proposed Creation Of Alzheimer’s Panel Moves Forward In Pa.

The proposed creation of a statewide panel on Alzheimer’s disease has been approved by the state House of Representatives.


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Health: Local Man Raising Awareness About Early Alzheimer’s Disease

The cherished family moments are fading. Fifty-three-year-old Michael Ellenbogen struggles to remember important events with his only child, his beloved daughter Jamie.


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Health: First National Alzheimer’s Plan

The Obama administration today declared that Alzheimer’s disease is one of the country’s biggest health challenges and unveiled the first national Alzheimer’s strategy.


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Philadelphia Students Get Real-World Look at Scientific Research — Brains And All

Students from the Mastery-Shoemaker charter school peered at slides of mouse brain cells, and even got to hold a human brain.



Optogenetics Might Help Memory Loss

Using a technique called optogenetics – the control of genetically modified brain cells using light – scientists might figure out ways to stimulate lost memory.


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Health: Light Therapy Helmet Helps Treat Health Problems

Improving brain function with light therapy. It’s a breakthrough treatment being tested in Montgomery County, with some encouraging, early results. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the exclusive details.


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Movie Review: ’50/50′

The title describes not only the survival rate for spinal cancer but also the film’s nervy blend of comedy and drama.



New Test To Detect Alzheimer’s Developed By Scientists In New Jersey

Scientists at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey say they developed a test that is more than 90 percent accurate in detecting the presence of Alzheimer’s Disease.



Report Links Lifestyle Change To Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

According to researchers, if people reduced certain risk factors by as much as 10 percent, there could be a million fewer cases of Alzheimer’s world wide.


2 Arrested In Alleged Abuse At Delaware County Facility

Delaware County authorities have arrested a worker at a senior living facility in Haverford Township, in an alleged elder abuse case.