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Dallas Arboretum Offers Therapy In The Garden

The Dallas Arboretum has partnered with the Windsor Senior Living Center in Dallas for ‘horticulture therapy,’ a planting program that builds strength and friendships.

11/20/2012

Norbert Klepac (Credit: Lewisville Police Department)

Silver Alert Discontinued For Missing Lewisville Senior

A Silver Alert issued has been discontinued for Norbert Klepac, a missing 79-year-old Lewisville man with Alzheimer’s, after he was found safe.

11/16/2012

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Royal Rings Bring Big Alzheimer’s Auction Bids

Darrell Royal’s bowl championship rings brought big-money bids as the ex-Texas Longhorns football coach’s memorabilia went up for auction.

11/12/2012

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

Researchers Create Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry

It is estimated that some 340,000 Texans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. An online community has now been started for those Texans and millions upon millions of others worldwide impacted by the disease.

CBSDFW.COM–10/03/2012

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Arlington Police Find Missing Elderly Man Safe

A missing Arlington man has been located and police say he is safe at home all thanks to an alert postal carrier.

09/17/2012

Alzheimer’s Drug Fails Study But Flashes Potential

An Alzheimer’s treatment from Eli Lilly and Co. failed to slow memory decline in two separate patient studies, but the drug did show some potential to help in mild cases of the mind-robbing condition that is notoriously difficult to treat.

08/24/2012

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Butter Popcorn Chemical Linked To Alzheimer’s

An ingredient used in artificial butter flavoring for popcorn may worsen the effects of an abnormal brain protein that’s been linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

08/10/2012

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Typical Elderly Diseases Now In Young Patients

Doctors have noticed an upsetting trend. Disease typically associated with old age — like osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease — are being found in younger patients.

07/25/2012

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

Breakthrough Plaque Test Could Help With Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease often goes undiagnosed for years, and that means treatment is started too late. But, a new test now available in North Texas could change that.

07/20/2012

Baxter signage is visible outside its corporate offices in Deerfield, Illinois. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Small Study: Drug May Help Stabilize Alzheimer’s

For the first time, researchers are reporting that a treatment might help stabilize Alzheimer’s disease for as much as three years, although the evidence is weak and in only four patients.

07/17/2012

Luis Martinez, 78, suffered from Alzheimer's disease and died after wandering away from the nursing home where he lived. (Credit: Martinez Family)

Widow Questions Nursing Home’s Role In Husband’s Death

Victorina Rodriguez sat in her living room Monday, crying as she flipped through photos of her husband, Luis Martinez, 78.

07/16/2012

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Local Doctor Talks Heat, Alzheimer’s, AIDS

Dr. Crystal Foster with Baylor Health Systems talks about the latest developments in the fights against Alzheimer’s and AIDS, and how to stay safe in the extreme heat.

06/27/2012

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