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Alzheimer’s Disease

Workout participants exercise in a fitness class. (credit: AP Photo)

Exercise May Lower Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

A recent study suggests that keeping your body active could help keep your mind sharp. According to researchers, physical activity lowers the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

05/07/2012

People working out at a health club. (credit; Getty Images/Spencer Platt)

Resistance Training May Stave Off Dementia

A new study shows that using a senior’s exercise program — especially those that focus on resistance training — may be able to slow dementia.

04/25/2012

Police in Weatherford have issued a Silver Alert for 78-year-old William Molfetto, an Alzheimer's patient who was last seen on Monday morning at Keenland Nursing Home. (credit: Weatherford Police Department)

Missing Weatherford Man Found – Silver Alert Canceled

Police in Weatherford have issued a Silver Alert for 78-year-old William Molfetto, who was last seen on Monday morning.

04/09/2012

A real human brain being displayed as part of an exhibition in Bristol, England. (credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Study Calls Antioxidants Ineffective Against Alzheimer’s

For years, doctors have touted an antioxidant-rich diet to help stave off memory loss. But a new study says that antioxidants may not do much.

03/20/2012

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Alzheimer’s Fund Set Up Honoring Legendary Longhorn Coach

Royal, who suffers from the disease, also appeared at the hearing along with seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and actor Matthew McConaughey.

02/28/2012

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Cancer Drug Reverses Alzheimer’s Disease In Mice

A new study of a promising Alzheimer’s treatment has doctors buzzing that the drug may reverse the deadly neurodegenerative disease.

02/13/2012

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Glen Campbell Opens Up About His Battle With Alzheimer’s

Just a few months ago, Glen Campbell told the world he has Alzheimer’s. Now, one of the world’s greatest guitarists and performers is trying to hold on to his memories.

02/11/2012

A researcher looks at a laboratory sample under a microscope. (credit: AP Photo)

Alzheimer’s Disease Spreads By Jumping Across Brain Cells

Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain like an infection, jumping from one cell to another, according to a new study.

02/02/2012

A nurse holds the hands of a person suffering from Alzheimer's disease. (credit: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images)

GP Couple Helped By News Of Alzheimer’s Misdiagnosis

More than 5 million Americans are right now facing a frightening diagnosis: Alzheimer’s. But, experts say as many as one percent of those cases—50,000 or more—could instead be the only curable form of dementia: NPH—Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.

01/27/2012

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Brain Teasers Could Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Doctors always talk about the importance of daily exercise to stay healthy. But when it comes to fitness, are you doing enough to work out your brain?

01/25/2012

Information on Alzheimers deaths. (credit: Alzheimer’s Association)

Husband Suffering From Alzheimer’s, Wife Reflects On The Disease

Every 69 seconds another patient is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

01/18/2012

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

Doctor Explains Alzheimer’s Treatment & Prevention

There is a new push to improve Alzheimer’s treatment and prevention by 2025. A local neurologist looks at the current process for battling the disease.

01/18/2012

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