FDA Approves 'Aduhelm' -- First Drug To Treat Cognitive Decline In Alzheimer's PatientsThe first new drug for Alzheimer's disease in nearly 20 years received approval from government health officials on Monday.
As Pandemic Eases, Contra Costa Health Official Warns Of 'Ticking Time Bomb' On Undiagnosed Health IssuesA Contra Costa County health official said Tuesday that, despite falling COVID-19 numbers, the county could be facing "ticking time bombs" related to other health issues.
California AG Suing Nation’s Largest Nursing Home Operator Over Alleged Patient Dumping, Falsifying RecordsState and local officials, including Attorney General Xavier Becerra, filed a lawsuit Monday against the nation's largest senior living home operator, alleging the company misled consumers on quality ratings and broke laws intended to protect patients.
Music Legend Tony Bennett Diagnosed With Alzheimer's Disease; Keeps Singing As AlwaysTony Bennett has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease but it hasn’t quieted his legendary voice.
UPDATE: Elderly, At-Risk Santa Clara Man Found After Silver Alert IssuedAn elderly man who went missing in Santa Clara has been found safe after the California Highway Patrol issued a Silver Alert Wednesday.
New Blood Test For Alzheimer's A Huge Breakthrough For Millions Of Patients, FamiliesIn what is being hailed as a huge breakthrough for millions of suffering patients and their loved ones, a newly developed blood test for Alzheimer’s disease is now within reach.
Police Searching For Missing Concord Woman With Alzheimer’s, DementiaNorma Atterbury was last seen wearing a purple T shirt with black writing, and brown pants and slippers. She suffers from Dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Major Study Shows Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Genetic Risk for Alzheimer'sA healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia even if you have genes that raise your risk for these mind-destroying diseases, a large study has found.
FDA: 17 Dietary Supplement Sellers Warned To Stop Sale Of Illegal, 'Misbranded' Alzheimer's TreatmentsAmericans spend billions of dollars on dietary supplements that promise to treat, or stave off incurable memory destroying diseases like Azheimer's and dementia, but dozens of those products are being sold and marketed illegally, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Blood Test May Detect Alzheimer's In Patients 16 Years Before Symptoms AppearScientists have found a way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease in patients long before symptoms appear by measuring a protein found in brain and spinal cord fluid, and blood serum.
CDC: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia Cases To Double By 2060The number of people living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias will double by 2060, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Alzheimer's Experts Call for Better Dementia DetectionToo few people with signs of mental decline are getting checked during routine medical visits or told when a problem is found, says a panel of Alzheimer's disease experts.
Scientists Create 'Prosthetic Memories' In Groundbreaking Brain ResearchPeople who have difficulty remembering things or making new memories because of a stroke, brain injury or illness may one day benefit from the amazing results of a new study that helps patients make new memories.
S.F. Researchers Find Fix for Gene Linked to Alzheimer's DiseaseA research team in San Francisco has reportedly created a way to correct the harmful gene that is the primary risk factor for developing Alzheimer's Disease.
Bay Area Baseball Prospect Brings Alzheimer's Awareness To MLBBraden Bishop has been on pins and needles working out all winter at a baseball gym near his home on the peninsula. The former St. Francis High School star has been preparing for his first spring training with the Seattle Mariners who selected him in the third round of the 2015 draft.