New Way Of Defining Alzheimer's Aims To Find Disease SoonerGovernment and other scientists are proposing a new way to define Alzheimer's disease — basing it on biological signs rather than memory loss and other symptoms of dementia that are used today.
Bill Gates Gives Millions To Alzheimer's Research, Watering Seeds Of Hope In North TexasA cure can't come soon enough for Carol White of Dallas. She's already watched the disease take a devastating toll-- both parents were diagnosed with the disease.
Bill Gates Invests $100 Million To Combat Alzheimer'sBill Gates says he's giving $100 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.
Report: One-Third Of Dementia Cases Can Be PreventedOne-third of cases of dementia worldwide could potentially be prevented through better management of lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension, depression, and hearing loss over the course of a lifetime.
Hearing Is Believing: Speech May Be Clue To Mental DeclineYour speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh ... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline.
Alzheimer's Study: Watching Grandchildren Boosts Brain HealthCould watching the grandkids be good for your mental health? For the first time, Australian researchers have found what they believe is a link to improved brain health.
Study Links Diet Soda To Higher Risk For Dementia, StrokesMuch has been written about the health risks of sugar-sweetened beverages. Now, new research suggests diet drinks with artificial sweeteners may have some health concerns of their own.
Wife: Glen Campbell Can No Longer Play GuitarGlen Campbell's wife says Alzheimer's disease has robbed the 80-year-old singer's ability to play guitar.
North Texas Researchers Working On Alzheimer's CureAs the nation mourns the passing of legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt, experts say her very public battle with Alzheimer’s continues to raise awareness and therefore support for funding in the fight for a cure.
Missing Alzheimer's Patient Found Safe In DallasDallas police say Guadalupe Sanchez walked away from a home on El Capitan Drive Monday around 10:30 a.m.
Ultrasounds Could Give New Hope To Alzheimer's PatientsAustralian researchers are using ultrasound technology to destroy the brain plaque blamed for lost cognitive function.
Clinical Trials Provide Hope For Alzheimer's TreatmentsIt'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.