Could Blood Plasma Be The Fountain Of Youth?Blood has always been known as "the Gift of Life" and a growing number of Bay Area researchers are currently trying to isolate a factor in blood that may turn back the hands of time.
Researchers Investigate Cannabis Compounds to Treat DementiaThe number of people living with dementia worldwide is expected to triple in the next 50 years. Scientists are intrigued by the possibility that marijuana derivatives may slow dementia's advance.
49ers Legends Establish Fund To Care For Former Players In NeedSan Francisco 49ers legends are joining forces in an unprecedented effort to offer a hand-up to former teammates in need.
Failing To Identify Smells May Be A Sign Of Alzheimer's, Study SaysA new study says losing the ability to distinguish certain smells from one another may be a sign of the onset of Alzheimer’s.
Memory Loss Caused By Alzheimer's Could Be Reversible, Study FindsSymptoms of Alzheimer's disease that affect patients' memories could be reversed, according to new research from MIT.
Plasma Seen As Possible Fountain Of Youth Treatment For Older PatientsBay Area scientists are working on a treatment for brain disease that involves injecting plasma from young subjects into older patients,
Chemical In Pot That Gets You High May Prevent Alzheimer's DiseaseThe same chemical in marijuana that causes people to get high may also protect their brains from the ravages of Alzheimer's disease.
Researcher Fights Patients' Early-Onset Alzheimer's Symptoms With Lifestyle MakeoverA number of patients suffering early Alzheimer's disease are participating in a promising experimental protocol which could, it's hoped, reverse some of the symptoms.
Midlife Weight Gain Linked To Early Onset Of Alzheimer's DiseaseOne more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people's weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer's disease, but when.
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App That Helps Patients Sing Their Favorite Songs Slows Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Improves MemoryThe positive affect of music on the mind and memory has been documented time and again. Researchers have found that singing show tunes can ward off dementia and Alzheimer's. Now, there's an app that turns music into medicine, called SingFit.
Beagles Used In Alzheimer’s Study, But For Dogs With The Disease, Not HumansSomeone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease every 67 seconds. But your pets can be diagnosed with the disease as well. Dr. Jennifer Scarlet has some prevention tips and talks about a study involving beagles.