A federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.
It’s a devastating disease that causes concern for all of us with aging parents: Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in three seniors in the United States will die with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
The Brain Injury Association of America says it believes the proposed awards favor retired players with memory and neuromuscular problems.
Donald Sterling, who is challenging his wife’s $2 billion deal to sell the Clippers, was ordered to testify on Tuesday afternoon after he skipped the opening of the case.
There isn’t a cure for Alzheimer’s, but researchers say they can slow the progression if it’s caught early.
The number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease is on the rise and a simple test could help spot early signs of the disease.
Under the formula, men under 45 would get the most money because of their lifetime needs. The money decreases with age and the severity of the cognitive problem.
New studies suggest that noticing you are having memory or thinking problems could be the earliest sign of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association lists these 10 warning signs, plus advice on how to tell them from normal age-related changes.
New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.
Eli Lilly & Co. says it will push ahead with a first-of-a-kind imaging chemical designed to help screen for Alzheimer’s disease, despite a negative ruling by Medicare officials.
Police in Fort Worth are searching for a missing 81-year-old man who has been diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. He was last seen early Thursday morning.
Baxter International Inc. says that a blood product it was testing failed to slow mental decline or to preserve physical function in a major study of 390 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.