Blood Test Detects Proteins Linked To Alzheimer's DiseaseA team of scientists from Australia and Japan has developed a blood test to detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease.
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.
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.
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.
Want To Fight Cancer & Alzheimer's? Stanford Professor's App Lets You HelpA new app developed by a Stanford professor is giving smartphones the power to help fight Alzheimer's disease and cancer.
California Supreme Court Rules Caregivers Can’t Sue Alzheimer’s Patients California's highest court says people with Alzheimer's disease are not liable for injuries they may cause their paid in-home caregivers.
San Jose Police Search For Missing 81-Year-Old Man Suffering From Alzheimer's San Jose police are seeking the public's help in locating a man suffering from Alzheimer's disease, a police spokesman said.
Alameda Woman Missing Since Saturday Found SafeA missing Alameda woman suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer's disease has been found and is safe.
Animal Update: Old Dogs With DementiaSeptember is World Alzheimer’s Month and many people may not know, animals can be affected by the disease as well.