Baxter International Inc. says that a blood product it was testing failed to slow mental decline or to preserve physical function in a major study of 390 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
As temperatures hover near freezing, the family of 82 year old Maria Arrocha bundle up and head out the door, searching for her.
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.
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.
A state investigation has confirmed what Victorina Rodriguez already knew in heart, that Estates Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center had been negligent with her husband’s care.
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.
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.
The clock is ticking: The first National Alzheimer’s Plan sets a deadline of 2025 to finally find effective ways to treat, or at least stall, the mind-destroying disease.
Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain like an infection, jumping from one cell to another, according to a new study.
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.
Police in Hurst are asking for help from the public in finding a missing elderly North Texas couple.
Mauricio Pena is 39, but he’s battling a disease normally associated with someone twice his age.
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