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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.

03/19/2014

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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.

01/13/2014

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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.

10/01/2013

Elderly Man With Cane

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.

02/13/2013

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.

10/01/2012

Alzheimer’s Disease

For more on Alzheimer’s, visit WWW.ALZHEIMERS.GOV

05/15/2012

Early Alzheimer's

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.

05/15/2012

Alzheimer's Disease

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.

05/15/2012

(John Robinson, autopsy coordinator at Penn's Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, shows a human brain to Mastery Charter School students.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

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.

03/30/2012

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.

03/27/2012

Light Therapy

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.

10/18/2011

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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.

09/30/2011

SCIENCE!

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.

08/05/2011

Health

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.

07/19/2011

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.

04/06/2011

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