Alzheimers Disease

aging depression

‘Senior Moments’ May Be Precursor to Alzheimer’s

Find yourself forgetting things from time to time, and simply justifying it by saying you had another senior moment? A local psychiatrist says it might be no laughing matter.

04/10/2015

aging depression

Study: Depression Can Precede Memory Loss In Alzheimer’s

New study finds older Americans who show signs of depression, sleep loss and other behavioral problems were are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s.

01/15/2015

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SLU Researchers Make Alzheimer’s Discovery

Local researchers have created a compound that reverses the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease in mice.

05/22/2014

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Study: Anti-Depressants May Slow Down Alzheimer’s

A new Washington University study finds anti-depressants may slow the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

05/15/2014

George Grossberg, M.D. Photo: slu.edu

Medical Food Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Saint Louis University researchers are studying a medical food to help treat Alzheimer’s Disease.

04/07/2014

Alzheimer's+Awareness

Reaction To Blood Test That Could Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

A local expert shares her reaction to the news about a blood test that could detect Alzheimer’s Disease before it happens.

03/11/2014

Actor Seth Rogen on Capitol Hill, meets with Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois (Twitter/Mark Kirk)

Actor Seth Rogan Testifies in DC, Meets Ill. Senator Kirk

Rogen spoke about Alzheimer’s Disease impact, & blasted low turnout of elected officials.

02/27/2014

Elderly wheelchair

New Report Predicts Staggering Costs of Alzheimer’s Care

One bright spot is taking place right here in St. Louis where Washington University researchers are beginning the first trial to prevent Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear.

09/23/2013

Judge Orders NFL, Retired Players to Negotiate

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/08/2013

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Men, African-Americans More Susceptible to Alzheimers

Studying spinal fluid samples and other health data, the researchers have shown bio-markers are accurate predictors of Alzheimer’s years before symptoms develop.

05/14/2013

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