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.
North Texan Puts Up Elaborate Christmas Lights Display In Honor Of Mother Who Died Of Alzheimer'sDavid Kulesz is raising money for Alzheimer's research in honor of his late mother through his amazing Christmas lights display.
North Texas Family Hit Hard by Alzheimer'sMore support for Alzheimer's is on the way.
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."
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.