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.
More North Texans Sick With Cyclospora InfectionThe number of North Texans sick with cyclospora, a rare infection spread through raw fruits and vegetables, is growing.
Separating Fact From Myth: The Gluten-Free DietHow important is the gluten-free diet for people on it?
Texas Tech's Gillispie Ordered To Avoid StressBilly Gillispie said doctors have ordered him to avoid any stress for 30 days in an effort to bring the Texas Tech basketball coach's blood pressure down.
Alzheimer's Drug Fails Study But Flashes Potential An Alzheimer's treatment from Eli Lilly and Co. failed to slow memory decline in two separate patient studies, but the drug did show some potential to help in mild cases of the mind-robbing condition that is notoriously difficult to treat.
School Groups To Help LD Bell Coach Fight Blood DisorderWhen LD Bell baseball coach Paul Gibson was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder, the high school swung into action.
U.S. Wants Effective Alzheimer's Treatment By 2025The government is setting what it calls an ambitious goal for Alzheimer's disease: Development of effective ways to treat and prevent the mind-destroying illness by 2025.
Mansfield Firefighter's Injury Leads To ALS DiagnosisOnce a firefighter and paramedic in Mansfield, Jarrod Brodnax no longer has any feeling in his left arm and leg, after a work injury led to a sad diagnosis.
Families Urge Action As U.S. Drafts Alzheimer's PlanDementia is poised to skyrocket as the baby boomers age -- and it's a budget-busting disease for Medicare, Medicaid and families. Now the Obama administration is developing the first National Alzheimer's Plan.