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The groundbreaking scientific studies featured at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will include research on a blood test for Alzheimer's that uses biochip technology, a new test to diagnose colon cancer early, a more accurate method for determining multiple myeloma prognosis, a less stressful test for sleep apnea, and the ... (more)
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Simon Gibson , far left with chief executive of Alzheimer's Research UK Rebecca Wood, centre, alongside family, friends and supporters.
A new study finds that it's the level of intellectual stimulation one has had during childhood, not race, that affects cognitive impairment in old age.
Perhaps you've bitten the bullet and purchased long-term care insurance, or decided to pay out of pocket for long-term care.
Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-to-day activities.
Too often, caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease takes a large toll on the health of the wife, husband, adult child or friend who is doing the caregiving.
Roy Ray, 74, and his wife, Joan, 70, stepped lively on the dance floor Saturday to the World War II-era tune "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" as fellow dancers cut a rug around them.
Up in cabin country, store owners in Walker, Minn., are reorganizing shops so they are easier for customers with Alzheimer's disease and age-related dementia.
A CHARD woman is hard at work training for the challenge of a lifetime to raise much-needed funds for dementia research.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama-- Stovall Marks Insurance in Decatur is the recipient of a Safeco Insurance "Make More Happen" Award for its volunteer service with Alzheimer's Association, Mid-South Chapter of North Alabama.
Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. The new test diagnoses motoric cognitive risk syndrome .
's pastime. "It brings everybody together which is really cool, you get to meet other people who have gone through the same things as you," says 14-year-old Emily Price.
Volunteers and firefighters at the Garden City Fire Dept. hosted a fundraiser for Fire Chief Jimmy Crosby and his wife, who is suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.
We don't die. That's what we like to tell ourselves, anyway. We don't get old, we don't get sick, we don't forget, and we certainly never die.
You may recall the video of a withdrawn elderly man who comes to life upon hearing music he cares about on an iPod.
Researchers interviewed family members who care for loved ones with dementia to understand the problems they face.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 08:31 am
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