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.
The effects of a stroke depend on several things including the location of the damage and how much of the brain is affected.
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.
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.
Research suggests that an electroencephalogram (EEG) can measure brain speed and serve as an indicator to predict memory problems.
Researchers studied the brains of more than 150 elderly individuals to determine whether amyloid beta plaques could be an indicator for Alzheimer’s.
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.
Perimenopause, the time just prior to menopause, is a disruptive stage of life for many women who experience unexpected symptoms including fatigue and memory loss.
Waking up from a coma with an unconventional therapy. It worked for one Chester County family. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you how it worked.
Boost your memory with help from a jellyfish. This could be a way to avoid those brain freeze moments we’ve seen recently from some politicians.
Researchers at Yale are looking at a very specific possible cause of Alzheimers.
Little changes in memory are as normal a part of the aging process as not jumping as high or running as fast.
by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough Over the past ten years there have been several major studies which recommend regular exercise for the elderly but many people refuse to take the advice.