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A new clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and the UK Alzheimer's Disease Center may signal new hope in the future for those who might be afflicted with the devastating disease.
Physicians in the US who want to see how much amyloid-beta protein has accumulated in the brains of their patients with Alzheimer's disease now have two options of imaging agents.
The Lodge at Old Trail hosted its first holiday bazaar, benefiting the Alzheimer's Association.
Data that details every gene in the DNA of 410 people with Alzheimer's disease can now be studied by researchers, the U.S. National Institutes of Health announced this week.
After years without a significant breakthrough in dementia research, a new Alzheimer's drug called solanezumab could lead to a preventative treatment for the disease within five years.
Cognoptix President and CEO Paul Hartung has been honored as "Emerging Medical Technologies Innovator of the Month" by Life Science Intelligence .
A 50 percent drop in death rates for AIDS, and drops in death rates for strokes and heart disease, helped Los Angeles County outpace the rest of country in reducing its mortality rate over the past decade, according to a study put out this week.
A policy brief released Wednesday from Alzheimer's Disease International, a federation of advocacy and research organizations, estimates that 135 million people worldwide will be living with dementia by 2050.
There has been a 22% rise in the number of people living with dementia globally since previous estimates three years ago.
"I noticed some bills were being paid double, some weren't being paid at all," Jackson told the AFRO.
The age and origin of the E280A gene mutation responsible for early-onset Alzheimer's disease in a Colombian family with an unusually high incidence of the disease has been traced to a single founder dating from the 16th century.
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A senator and a prominent doctor joined together to call for a doubling of the amount the U.S. government spends on research into Alzheimer's disease each year.
The flavouring is ubiquitous in the food industry and gives a buttery flavour to a wide range of products, including popcorn The European Food Safety Authority has dismissed a suggested link between the butter flavouring diacetyl and Alzheimer's disease.
Ganton Senior Communities owners Scott and Nikki Ganton and marketing specialist Jennifer Andrews in addition to sponsors Airway Oxygen, Great Lakes Caring , Discount Tire, Sweet Kreations for You, Comcast Spotlight and Beckley Road Walgreen as well as a number of chili-cookers supreme who came together to offer 17 different chilies for families ... (more)
The NEU1 enzyme could help modulate plaque buildup in the brain and reverse symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.