New Evidence That Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer'sViruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the mind-robbing disease.
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.
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.
Country Music Legend Glen Campbell Dead At Age 81Country music great Glen Campbell, who had such major hits as "Rhinestone Cowboy," "Wichita Lineman" and "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" died Tuesday after a long battle with Alzheimer's, according to his publicist.
Much Anticipated Alzheimer's Treatment Fails In Large Clinical StudyEli Lilly’s Alzheimer’s treatment failed in a large clinical study, ending hope that researchers had finally found a drug that can slow the fatal, mind-robbing disease.
Mel Brooks, Steve Martin And More Pay Tribute To Gene Wilder On Social MediaTributes from peers and admirers poured in Monday for Gene Wilder, who died Sunday at the age of 83...
Legendary Comedian Gene Wilder Dies At 83Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory," "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died from Alzheimer's...
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.
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.
Fantasy Author Terry Pratchett Dies At 66Author/creator of the exuberant, satirical "Discworld" series has died. He was 66.
Where To Get Caregiver Training & ResourcesLearning to take care of seniors can be challenging, but there are several great resources that can support you...
Study: Active Ingredient In Marijuana Effective In Treatment Of Alzheimer'sRelief for the millions of seniors who suffer from Azheimer’s Disease may come in form of a joint.
Thousands 'Walk To End Alzheimer's' In San FranciscoThousands turned out Saturday morning to Walk to End Alzheimer's, in San Francisco. The event organizers hoped to raise $1 million for care and support of those impacted by the disease.
Help Prevent 500,000 Americans Dying Each Year From Disease With No Cure, No PreventionAlzheimer's kills more people than prostate cancer and breast cancer combined, making it the 6th leading cause of death in America but it cannot be cured, prevent, or even truly slowed. Saturday, though, is a chance where you can do something about it.