The new X Prize was proposed by Washington University neurosurgeon Dr. Eric Leuthardt and preventive medicine expert Dean Ornish.
A Saint Louis University geriatric psychiatrist is hoping to find a way to keep Alzheimer’s patients from falling down so much.
“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”
Nationally, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia — up 68 percent from over the last decade.
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.
Will focus on those who are genetically disposed to the disease.
The results come as NFL veterans by the hundreds are suing the league because of long-term health effects.
John Garrett had Alzheimer’s disease and had wandered from his home while his wife was napping.
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.
When it runs in your family, hearing about somebody famous with the disease makes you wonder if you’re next.