Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's Disease

Study: Those Who Have Parents With Alzheimer’s May Be Inheriting Brain Abnormalities

Bad news for those who have two parents suffering from Alzheimer’s: You may already have signs of the brain-destroying disease.

02/17/2014

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Studies: Dementia Striking Later In Life

Even though there is no cure for dementia, studies show that it making be striking older people later in life than in had in the past.

12/09/2013

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UPDATE: Missing Woman With Alzheimer’s Found

Police say Silvia Burns, 67, of Seaford, was visiting family in Philadelphia when she went missing.

11/28/2013

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High Blood Pressure May Forewarn Of Alzheimer’s

Research has shown that high blood pressure in middle age may be associated with later Alzheimer’s dementia.

11/20/2013

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The Clinical Trial Center

Dr. Marvin Kalafer spoke about the Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and how The Clinical Trial Center can help families during this difficult time. For more information on The Clinical Trial Center, click here.

10/16/2013

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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

Health

3 On Your Side: Virtual Dementia Tour

It’s hard to imagine what it’s like to have the mind robbing ailment, but now you can, at least virtually. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you how.

09/24/2013

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Forgetting May Just Be Aging

Even though forgetfulness can be an indicator of Alzheimer’s, It is important to remember that certain types of memory loss are normal as we age.

07/25/2013

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Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

A study out of Columbia University found those who followed the Mediterranean diet had a 68% reduction in developing Alzheimer’s.

07/18/2013

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Computer Game Good For The Aging Brain

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.

05/20/2013

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Treating Dementia Is Most Costly

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.

04/11/2013

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Missing Elderly Woman With Alzheimer’s Found

Police say a missing elderly woman with Alzheimer’s has been found.

04/06/2013

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Police Searching For Missing Man Suffering From Alzheimer’s

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing person who suffers from Alzheimer’s.

03/08/2013

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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

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Health: Blood Pressure Medication May Lower Risk Of Dementia

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.

01/07/2013

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