Former Tennessee Coach Pat Summitt's Health In DeclinePat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses.
Loss For Words Could Be Brain Disorder, Not Alzheimer'sA mysterious and rare brain disorder can be confused with early Alzheimer's disease. It isn't robbing patients of their memories, but of the words to talk about them. It's called primary progressive aphasia.
NFL To Defend $1B Concussion Settlement Amid AppealsThe NFL will ask a federal appeals court in Philadelphia to uphold a potential $1 billion plan to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players.
Exercise Helps Brain, Even With Alzheimer'sExercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with Alzheimer's.
Alzheimer's AssociationJune is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. Did you know that 47 million people are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias worldwide?
Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1BA federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.
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.
Brain Injury Group Says NFL Concussion Award Scheme 'Flawed'The Brain Injury Association of America says it believes the proposed awards favor retired players with memory and neuromuscular problems.
Sterling Ordered To Testify In Clippers TrialDonald Sterling, who is challenging his wife's $2 billion deal to sell the Clippers, was ordered to testify on Tuesday afternoon after he skipped the opening of the case.
Online Test May Detect Alzheimer’s Disease EarlyThere isn't a cure for Alzheimer's, but researchers say they can slow the progression if it's caught early.
Simple, Online Test May Detect Alzheimer's DiseaseThe number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease is on the rise and a simple test could help spot early signs of the disease.
Lawyers Detail $765M Plan For NFL ConcussionsUnder 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.
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.
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.
Medicare Won't Pay For Eli Lilly Alzheimer's Agent Eli Lilly & Co. says it will push ahead with a first-of-a-kind imaging chemical designed to help screen for Alzheimer's disease, despite a negative ruling by Medicare officials.