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Alzheimer’s Disease

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Exercise Helps Brain, Even With Alzheimer’s

Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with Alzheimer’s.

07/24/2015

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Alzheimer’s Association

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Did you know that 47 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias worldwide?

06/01/2015

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Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1B

A federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.

04/22/2015

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Clinical Trials Provide Hope For Alzheimer’s Treatments

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.

CBS 11–04/14/2015

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Brain Injury Group Says NFL Concussion Award Scheme ‘Flawed’

The Brain Injury Association of America says it believes the proposed awards favor retired players with memory and neuromuscular problems.

09/30/2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling attends the NBA playoff game between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on April 21, 2014 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Sterling Ordered To Testify In Clippers Trial

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.

07/08/2014

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Online Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Early

There isn’t a cure for Alzheimer’s, but researchers say they can slow the progression if it’s caught early.

01/31/2014

New test for amyloid plaque could help with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Simple, Online Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

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.

01/13/2014

NFL Contract Talks

Lawyers Detail $765M Plan For NFL Concussions

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.

01/06/2014

New test for amyloid plaque could help with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

How To Tell Signs Of Dementia From Normal Aging

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.

07/17/2013

New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Study: Later Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia

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.

07/16/2013

New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Medicare Won’t Pay For Eli Lilly Alzheimer’s Agent

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.

07/08/2013

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