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.
Ray Taliaferro's Son: Father's Death 'Is Just Not Adding Up'The son of famed Bay Area broadcaster Ray Taliaferro said he has hired a private investigator to look into details of how his famous father died in Paducah, Kentucky -- far from his San Francisco home.
Health Links Between Gluten And Diabetes, Air Pollution And DementiaA new study has experts saying a high gluten diet may put offspring at higher risk for type 1 diabetes.
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.
Study Links Antidepressants, Bipolar Medications, Parkinson's Drugs To DementiaNew research is raising important questions as to whether certain widely-prescribed drugs may be linked to dementia.
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.
Dementia Study Links Your Risk With Your Fitness LevelYour stamina -- or the time it takes for you to reach peak exhaustion during exercise -- can be tied to your dementia risk, and a new study reveals how.
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.
Caregiver Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Elderly Woman Takes Plea DealAn in-home care provider accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman in Redwood City has taken a plea bargain that will not require him to register as a sex offender.