Alzheimer’s

A social worker helps elderly people during a memory activity at the Cuidem La Memoria elderly home , which specializes in Alzheimer patients on August 2, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.  (credit: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Study: Cancer Patients Have Lower Risk For Alzheimer’s

According to a recent study, seniors with cancer have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease and vice versa.

07/14/2013

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TIAM: Dede Hoffman, Stephanie Rohlfs-Young

TIAM Weekend covers the Race for the Cure and Alzheimer’s.

06/15/2013

Chairman and CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs of Qualcomm delivers a keynote address looking on at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show at The Venetian on January 10, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

X Prize Offers 50M for Alzheimer’s Cure

The new X Prize was proposed by Washington University neurosurgeon Dr. Eric Leuthardt and preventive medicine expert Dean Ornish.

05/27/2013

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Doctors Could Begin Prescribing Ritalin to Alzheimer’s Patients

A Saint Louis University geriatric psychiatrist is hoping to find a way to keep Alzheimer’s patients from falling down so much.

04/26/2013

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Researcher: Family History Plays A Role In Alzheimer’s

“Let’s say you’re in your middle years and you have a parent or a sibling that’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, you need to start seeing a doctor regularly”

04/23/2013

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Alzheimer’s Deaths Continue to Rise in US, New Report Shows

Nationally, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia — up 68 percent from over the last decade.

03/20/2013

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Washington University Researchers Find Link Between Sleeplessness, Alzheimer’s

Yo-El Ju said she hopes future research will find a medication to improve the quality of sleep which might slow or prevent the progression of Alzheimer’s.

03/12/2013

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Federal Alzheimer’s Study Reflected Locally

Will focus on those who are genetically disposed to the disease.

05/18/2012

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NFL: Study Says Former Players Live Longer

The results come as NFL veterans by the hundreds are suing the league because of long-term health effects.

05/09/2012

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Missing Illinois Alzheimer’s Patient Found Dead

John Garrett had Alzheimer’s disease and had wandered from his home while his wife was napping.

02/20/2012

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