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.
Philadelphia police are asking the public’s help in location an elderly man who went missing Wednesday evening.
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.
Researchers at Yale are looking at a very specific possible cause of Alzheimers.
Philadelphia police are searching for a man who suffers from Dementia and Alzheimer’s who went missing late last month.
According to a report from the University of Washington, caregivers often have trouble with attention and memory themselves.
A Delaware County assisted living facility is at the center of a patient abuse investigation and a third suspect is now charged.
Police in Wilmington are asking for the public’s assistance in searching for a 78-year-old man who went missing Thursday night.
Little changes in memory are as normal a part of the aging process as not jumping as high or running as fast.
Now, according to a new report, there may be an unexpected source of protection against memory loss — speaking multiple languages.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There are numerous causes of dementia including mini strokes and other forms of vascular disease. Of course the most widely known and discussed is Alzheimers and, although we do not necessarily know […]
Perhaps the most devastating aspect of Alzheimer’s is the fact that the person who has memory intact is the one who seems to suffer the most.
It has been documented that smoking increases the risk of most diseases but now a new report makes an interesting connection: people who smoke heavily in middle age could more than double their risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia 20 years later.
by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough Just another chapter in the book ‘which is the stronger sex?’ A recent report in the journal Neurology finds that elderly men are more likely to suffer memory […]