A 1st Of Its Kind - New Blood Test That May Predict Alzheimer's Goes On SaleSome are calling it a medical breakthrough, others still have questions... regardless, a new blood test that claims to detect brain plaque and help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease is now for sale on the commercial market.
B. Smith, Model Turned Restaurateur And Lifestyle Guru, Dead At 70Model, restaurateur and lifestyle guru Barbara "B." Smith has died at her Long Island home. She was 70.
Fort Worth Nursing Home Worker Gets 2 Life Sentences For Sexually Assaulting PatientA North Texas jury has given a health care worker two life sentences for sexually assaulting an elderly nursing home patient who could not move or speak.
June Is Alzheimer's And Brain Awareness MonthThere are 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, and nearly 14 million will have the disease by 2050.
WHO Suggests Exercise, Not Vitamins To Help Prevent DementiaA new report by the World Health Organization says if you want to save your brain and prevent dementia you should focus on keeping the rest of your body well.
Texan Sandra Day O'Connor Announces Likely Alzheimer's DiagnosisSandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, says she has the beginning stages of dementia and "probably Alzheimer's disease."
Study Says Lowering Blood Pressure Helps Prevent Mental DeclineLowering blood pressure more than usually recommended not only helps prevent heart problems, it also cuts the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer's disease, a study found.
Scientists Say They Have Fixed The Gene Linked To Alzheimer's DiseaseScientists found that apoE4 is only slightly different from the gene apoE3 however, the protein it produces within the body is much more damaging to human brain cells.
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 Invests $100 Million To Combat Alzheimer'sBill Gates says he's giving $100 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.
Former Arkansas Coach, AD Broyles Dies At 92Broyles died from complications of Alzheimer's disease, according to a statement from his family.
Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness MonthMore than 5.5 million Americans live with Alzheimer's and another person is diagnosed every 66 seconds.
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.
Failed Study Dims Hopes In Hunt For Alzheimer's DrugA treatment for Alzheimer's failed to slow mental decline in a widely anticipated study, ending hope that researchers had finally found a drug that does more to help those suffering from the mind-robbing disease.