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2 hrs ago | HON
Seniors with mild symptoms of mental decline may face a higher risk of dying earlier than those with no thinking or memory problems, new Mayo Clinic research suggests.
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7 hrs ago | EurekAlert!
One of the first studies to look at a relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment , or problems with memory and thinking abilities, suggests that people who have thinking problems but their memory is still intact might have a higher death rate in a period of six years compared to those who have no thinking or memory ... (more)
11 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
Best Friends Day Center serves individuals with dementia, but a first-time visitor braced for a depressing environment is in for a cheerful surprise.
11 hrs ago | KLEW-TV Lewiston
Did you know someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease every 67-seconds.
13 hrs ago | WNDU-TV South Bend
A couple months ago, NewsCenter 16 took you through a series of reports entitled "Taking Care of Mom and Dad."
13 hrs ago | Science Daily
Moderate physical activity may preserve the hippocampus -- the brain region responsible for memory and spatial orientation that is attacked first in Alzheimer's disease, a study of older adults at increased risk for Alzheimer's disease shows.
16 hrs ago | Science Daily
Getting to the bottom of Alzheimer's disease has been a rapidly evolving pursuit with many twists, turns and controversies.
18 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business
Alzheimer's disease is the first cause of dementia and affects some 400,000 people in Spain alone.
22 hrs ago | Medical News Today
For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.
22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Alzheimer's Association has collaborated with Chicken Soup for the Soul on a new book of personal stories and experiences called Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias , available for purchase beginning today, April 22, in print and eBook format.
Researchers from NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have engineered a series of molecules with the potential to treat most neurodegenerative diseases that are characterized by misfolded proteins, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.
A crowd lunched and listened to the principal investigator of Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's disease research talk about the advancements being made in detecting the disease.
The aging boom, or the silver tsunami if you prefer, in America promises to bring both great challenges and opportunties into every Americans life for the next few decades.
Dr. Gregg Warshaw, left, of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Elizabeth Bragg of the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing say more training to treat Alzheimer's patients is necessary as people are living longer.
Many have spent much of their lives in the closet and fear discrimination by medical or social service providers or even the people they might live with in nursing homes.
A team led by Houston Methodist Research Institute scientists has found that Alzheimer's disease and cancer share a pathway in gene transcription, a process essential for cell reproduction and growth.
Neuronascent, Inc. , a company focused on developing its novel therapeutic candidates for new neuron formation in Alzheimer's disease , Parkinson's disease and Down syndrome, announced today that the company successfully completed a pre-investigational new drug meeting with the FDA for their AD therapeutic candidate, NNI-362.
Rep. Chris Smith, R-NJ, along with Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-PA, have proposed a bill that calls on the federal government to both engage in and lead a coordinated, international effort to address Alzheimer's disease.