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.
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.
Students from the Mastery-Shoemaker charter school peered at slides of mouse brain cells, and even got to hold a human brain.
Using a technique called optogenetics – the control of genetically modified brain cells using light – scientists might figure out ways to stimulate lost memory.
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.
The title describes not only the survival rate for spinal cancer but also the film’s nervy blend of comedy and drama.
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.
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.
Delaware County authorities have arrested a worker at a senior living facility in Haverford Township, in an alleged elder abuse case.
The number of Americans taking care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease is skyrocketing.