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."
Dallas Family Continues Search For Missing 70-Year-Old ManFamily members are pleading for help from the public finding a Dallas man who suffers from dementia. It’s been nearly a week since Roy Lee Cook Sr. went missing.
UT Southwestern Celebrates 'Big Bang' Breakthrough in Alzheimer's ResearchDoctors at UT-Southwestern's O'Donnell Brain Institute have detected what they believe are changes in a single molecule that could act as the starting point for the deadly, memory-stealing disease.
New Evidence That Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer'sViruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's. But the findings don't prove viruses cause Alzheimer's, nor do they suggest it's contagious.
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.