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NFL Contract Talks

Lawyers Detail $765M Plan For NFL Concussions

Under the formula, men under 45 would get the most money because of their lifetime needs. The money decreases with age and the severity of the cognitive problem.

01/06/2014

Hal Ticknor (credit: Garland PD)

Garland Senior Still Missing 7 Weeks Later

Police are still searching for a missing 82-year-old man from Garland who suffers from dementia.

11/28/2013

New test for amyloid plaque could help with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

How To Tell Signs Of Dementia From Normal Aging

New studies suggest that noticing you are having memory or thinking problems could be the earliest sign of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association lists these 10 warning signs, plus advice on how to tell them from normal age-related changes.

07/17/2013

New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Study: Later Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia

New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.

07/16/2013

Roy D. Freeman (credit: Fort Worth Police Department)

Fort Worth Police Search For Missing Man

Police in Fort Worth are searching for a missing 81-year-old man who has been diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. He was last seen early Thursday morning.

06/20/2013

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Silver Alert Issued For Missing Lewisville Man

Police in Lewisville issued a Silver Alert early Wednesday for a missing 80-year-old man who suffers from dementia. Officials said that he poses a threat to his own health and safety.

04/10/2013

Baxter signage is visible outside its corporate offices in Deerfield, Illinois. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Small Study: Drug May Help Stabilize Alzheimer’s

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.

07/17/2012

A general view of the NFL logo on the field at Texas Stadium on December 31, 2006 in Irving, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Mega-Lawsuit Says NFL Hid Brain Injury Links

Plaintiffs hope to hold the NFL responsible for the medical monitoring and treatment of more than 2,000 retired players. Some suffer from dementia or other ailments.

06/07/2012

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

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Officials Say Elderly Man Set Fatal Fort Worth Fire

Investigators believe a 90-year-old man intentionally set a North Texas house fire that killed him and his disabled 67-year-old nephew.

04/16/2012

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

Etta James in 2009. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Etta James, Legendary Blues Singer, Dies At 73

Etta James, the R&B singer whose enduring hits include “At Last” and “Tell Mama,” has died at the age of 73.

01/20/2012

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