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There isn't a cure for Alzheimer's, but researchers say they can slow the progression if it's caught early.
IN our aging society, many of us will soon face the daunting task of caring for a family member or loved one with a debilitating illness.
Georgetown University scientists reported this week on what they believe to be a promising -- not to mention easy and inexpensive -- blood test for Alzheimer's disease.
The 22nd annual "A Night at Sardi's," benefitting the Alzheimer's Association, will present the Abe Burrows Entertainment Award to the cast of the Emmy-nominated Warner Bros.
Rebecca "Becky" Jean Flake, 68, of Lone Tree, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Windmill Manor in Coralville of complications from Alzheimer's disease.
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and The Children's Tumor Foundation today announced a partnership to provide CTF's scientific network access to a virtual network of drug discovery experts and contract research organizations through the ADDF ACCESS program.
In 2011, the first of the baby boom generation reached what used to be considered retirement age.
Scientists have uncovered how inflammation and lack of oxygen conspire to cause brain damage in conditions such as stroke and Alzheimer's disease, bringing researchers a step closer to finding potential targets to treat neurodegenerative disorders.
The University of Miami is becoming a major player in fighting brain-related diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Here's a no-brainer for you: Your memory doesn't have to get worse with age. In fact, you can actually grow the short-term memory portion of your brain -- and possibly even stave off the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Using modern technology, patients in various stages of Alzheimer's can live on their own without causing harm to themselves or others.
Meeting of the Minds is a gathering of researchers, resources, caregivers and families on the front lines of the battle against a deadly disease.
Alzheimer's disease may contribute to as many deaths in the United States as heart disease or cancer, contrary to numbers reported, according to a new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Drug development is a risky enterprise on its own. Advancing a safe and effective therapy for Alzheimer's disease is like trying to shoot the moon with a slingshot, blindfolded.
Do you want to live a longer life in good health? Simple practices can make some difference, such as exercise or calorie restriction.