Alzheimer’s

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Testing And Treating Dementia

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.

12/05/2014

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Early Onset Alzheimer’s Relatively Uncommon

While it’s true most people with Alzheimer’s are age 65 or older, some people get this disease at a younger age.

12/02/2014

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Heart Health May Be Predictor Of Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a complex issue and the more we learn, the more we realize the role of healthy living and prevention.

11/26/2014

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Coffee May Reduce Risk Of Alzheimer’s

It is one of the most widely quoted studies related to coffee consumption.

11/10/2014

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Local Researcher Working On Link Between A Respiratory Infection And Alzheimer’s

A local researcher is studying a possible link between a respiratory infection and Alzheimer’s in older citizens.

10/19/2014

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Stress May Play A Role In Alzheimer’s

According to new research, stress and personality may influence a person’s lifestyle choices, which could lead to Alzheimer’s.

10/08/2014

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Taking Guardianship When Seniors Can’t Manage Their Own Finances

By Amy E. Feldman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you think an elderly parent can’t make good decisions, what can you do about it? Boy that Donald Sterling is despicable. But is he incapable of making […]

08/28/2014

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Health: Documentary “Alive Inside” Premieres In Philadelphia; Shows The Power Of Music For Those With Dementia

Music, some believe it’s healing power may be able to help millions of Americans battling mind robbing diseases like Alzheimer’s. That’s the focus of a new documentary premiering tonight here in Philadelphia. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the inspiring film.

07/15/2014

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Philadelphia Police Searching For Missing Man With Alzheimer’s

Sixty-six-year-old Paul Mishalove, of Monument Road, was last seen on Tuesday, July 15 at his home around 6 a.m.

07/15/2014

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Diet May Contribute To Dementia In Older Women

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.

06/11/2014

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Alzheimer’s Can Be Crippling For Caregivers

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.

05/05/2014

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Diet High In Fruit May Help Alzheimer’s

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.

04/14/2014

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Alzheimer’s A Greater Risk Than Breast Cancer For Older Women

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.

03/28/2014

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New Warning For Those Looking To Fire Up The Grill This Spring

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.

02/27/2014

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Formulating A Treatment Plan For Alzheimer’s

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.

02/26/2014

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