Dr. Crystal Foster joins CBS 11 News to talk about the latest flu season updates, a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s disease treatment, and a possible rise in ADHD cases.
Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column, has died. She was 94.
The Arlington Police Department is actively searching for a missing 82-year-old woman who has shown signs of Alzheimer’s disease and has a history of becoming easily confused.
The Dallas Arboretum has partnered with the Windsor Senior Living Center in Dallas for ‘horticulture therapy,’ a planting program that builds strength and friendships.
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.
Darrell Royal’s bowl championship rings brought big-money bids as the ex-Texas Longhorns football coach’s memorabilia went up for auction.
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.
A missing Arlington man has been located and police say he is safe at home all thanks to an alert postal carrier.
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.
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.
Doctors have noticed an upsetting trend. Disease typically associated with old age — like osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease — are being found in younger patients.
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.