Alzheimer’s

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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TIAM: Black History Month, St. Louis City Fire Dept, American Idol, Alzheimer’s & Rise And Shine

Judge Jimmie Edwards is helping troubled young people. Jeff Rainford on the St. Louis City Fire Department pension. Meet the guy who make Steven Tyler cry. Dr. Joe on Alzheimer’s. Rise And Shine to help Heat Up St. Louis.

02/09/2012

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Kevin Killeen’s Whole ‘nother Story — Well Wishes for Glen Campbell

When it runs in your family, hearing about somebody famous with the disease makes you wonder if you’re next.

06/23/2011

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