As we get older, brain function declines. But a recently funded government study found that playing a computer game can slow and even reverse those declines.
When it comes to health care, you might think that heart disease or cancer cost the most. In actuality, the most expensive condition to treat is dementia.
Police say a missing elderly woman with Alzheimer’s has been found.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing person who suffers from 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.
Millions of Americans take medication to lower blood pressure, and a new study shows those drugs could also be helping the brain. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new research.
It is a commonly held belief that regular exercise helps you think more clearly and may help offset memory problems down the road. But does exercise really have that dramatic of an effect?
A new study from Columbia University finds people who follow the Mediterranean diet have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Using a technique called optogenetics – the control of genetically modified brain cells using light – scientists might figure out ways to stimulate lost memory.
According to researchers from Oregon, cognitive stimulation which involves structured activities in a group setting may be quite helpful for people with memory issues, alzheimer’s or dementia.
Lyndsay Shannon, of Sicklerville, has been missing since Thursday afternoon.
The 1,500 free Lojack Safetynet bracelets will available for a half a year with no financial obligation to Philadelphians who have cognitive conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, autism, or Down syndrome.
LoJack is best known for helping motorists locate stolen cars but in recent years it has branched out into the field of missing persons.
A West Philadelphia woman is helping others despite her own physical concerns.
The news that basketball coach Pat Summit has early onset Alzheimer’s dementia came as quite a shock and, understandably, many people are frightened by the diagnosis.
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