We need to screen for dementia because there are things we can do to slow down progress and possibly buy time until better drugs come along.
While it’s true most people with Alzheimer’s are age 65 or older, some people get this disease at a younger age.
Dementia is a complex issue and the more we learn, the more we realize the role of healthy living and prevention.
It is one of the most widely quoted studies related to coffee consumption.
A local researcher is studying a possible link between a respiratory infection and Alzheimer’s in older citizens.
According to new research, stress and personality may influence a person’s lifestyle choices, which could lead to Alzheimer’s.
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Sixty-six-year-old Paul Mishalove, of Monument Road, was last seen on Tuesday, July 15 at his home around 6 a.m.
In a study of older women, obesity, high blood pressure, and a low level of hdl, collectively labeled metabolic syndrome, were each associated with a 23% increased risk for cognitive impairment.
Day after day, an Alzheimer’s caregiver is faced with such a demanding task that it can lead to the caregiver developing serious health conditions themselves.
There is a report in the journal Aging Cell that a compound found in strawberries may potentially help in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.
According to information from the Alzheimer’s Association, once women are in their 60’s, they are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as breast cancer.
According to new research out of Mt. Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine, grilled and broiled meats have now been linked weight gain, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.
Coming up with the best treatment plan for Alzheimer’s disease can be tricky because there are so many variables among patients including aging and overall health.