The government is setting what it calls an ambitious goal for Alzheimer’s disease: Development of effective ways to treat and prevent the mind-destroying illness by 2025.
Alzheimer’s disease gradually steals a person’s memory and will even eventually take away their ability to perform the simplest of tasks.
More than 5 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, but for some of those patients, the diagnosis was wrong.
Dementia is poised to skyrocket as the baby boomers age — and it’s a budget-busting disease for Medicare, Medicaid and families. Now the Obama administration is developing the first National Alzheimer’s Plan.
A large study in older veterans raises fresh concern about mild brain injuries that hundreds of thousands of troops have suffered from explosions in recent wars.
The first new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 30 years establish earlier stages of the mind-robbing disease, paving the way for spotting and possibly treating these conditions much sooner than they are now.
A North Texas man and woman are both the picture of health and wellness. The pair has something in common – both decided to start weightlifting more than 20 years ago.
Far more people than previously thought are providing billions of hours of unpaid care to Alzheimer’s patients. A new report says nearly 15 million caregivers provide unpaid care to people with dementia.
There’s new information about the fast-rising number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. According to a just released report, the aging of the baby boomer generation will lead to a huge spike in cases.
Omega-3 pills promoted as boosting memory didn’t slow mental and physical decline in older patients with Alzheimer’s disease.