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As many as five million Americans age 65 and older suffer with Alzheimer’s disease. Now researchers are testing a drug that could be the first new treatment for the debilitating brain disease in years.
Julianne Moore, in an Oscar-nominated performance as an Alzheimer’s victim, calibrates and reveals her decline subtly but unmistakably.
Tuesday remains the deadline to opt out of the NFL’s settlement of concussion claims after a judge in Philadelphia denied an extension request.
Joyce Miller, 79, has reportedly been missing since Wednesday evening.
Saying “I love you” to mom on Mother’s Day is a common occurrence, but showing her how much you love her every day isn’t quite as common. But for one South Jersey woman, her love for her mother is expressed all year long.
Pennsylvania has more people suffering with Alzheimer’s disease than most other states. And now Senator Toomey is calling for more research funding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The proposed creation of a statewide panel on Alzheimer’s disease has been approved by the state House of Representatives.
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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.