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CLARKSBURG, Md.- BrightFocus Foundation , a nonprofit organization supporting research and providing public education to help eradicate brain and eye diseases, announced yesterday that it will be distributing more than $8.7 million in grants to 59 research projects in six countries, 19 states and the District of Columbia to aid in the efforts to ... (more)
Michael Gambon tells of his Alzheimer's fears - he wears an earpiece in case he forgets his lines on stage The 73-year-old, who is best known for playing Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films, said that he has had himself checked by two doctors for Alzheimer's disease because he is so worried by his memory loss.
A sign-up for the fifth annual Rock-A-Thon will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in front of the Twin Lakes Community's Memory Care building.
A team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center , Weill Cornell Medical College, and Brandeis University has devised a wholly new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease involving the so-called retromer protein complex.
Shimmy down to Eastwood Park Theatre next month for a multicultural dance night - all in aid of a good cause.
Hot dogs were inhaled left and right at UVa's Amphitheater on Saturday afternoon.
Alberta's Progressive Conservative caucus says it will finally scrap parts of the provincial Marriage Act that define marriage as a union between a man and a woman, to get in line with federal legislation and public sentiment that wants the rights of gays, lesbian and bisexual Albertans recognized.
The team leader at the Laboratory for Proteolytic Neuroscience at Riken's Brain Science Institute is not a man usually given to making apocalyptic statements.
Alzheimer's disease is one of the most complicated progressive neurodegeneration diseases that involve many genes, proteins, and their complex interactions.
Glen Campbell has been moved into an Alzheimer's disease care facility, a friend of his family has told People magazine.
More than 5 million Americans today live with some form of dementia, and caring for those afflicted creates significant stress on family caregivers.
CARMEL >> The Alzheimer's Association will hold a discussion on age related memory and natural changes happening in the brain while growing older.
Glen Campbell, the 77-year-old Grammy Award-winning singer best known for the hit "Rhinestone Cowboy," was moved to an Alzheimer's care facility last week, according to a family friend.
Tarn the Jack Russell terrier is still going strong at the ripe old age of 21 - despite being deaf and suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Research at UW-Madison is showing that the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease might be as much about lifestyle as aging.