NEW YORK (AP) — A variety of online tools and apps are catering to people who care for friends and relatives who have Alzheimer’s, autism and other illnesses. Autistic youngsters are learning to communicate using iPads. A new app can help with medications.
(AP) — A new study finds that Alzheimer’s is the most expensive malady in the U.S., costing families and society $157 billion to $215 billion a year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A staggering 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, says a new report that highlights the impact the mind-destroying disease is having on the rapidly aging population. Dying with Alzheimer’s is not the same as dying from it.
(AP) – Researchers have chosen an experimental drug by Eli Lilly & Co. for a large federally funded study aiming to prevent Alzheimer’s disease in older people at high risk of developing it.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – For Alzheimer’s patients desperate for an effective treatment, several new studies starting up offer hope.
After dozens of promising experimental drugs failed, scientists think they’re now on the right track.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Glen Campbell may be wrapping up a goodbye tour but that doesn’t mean he’s done with the stage. Campbell is considering scheduling more shows next year after playing more than 120 […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Just after 10 p.m., when most people their age are going to sleep, a group of elderly folks suffering from dementia are just getting started, dancing and shaking tambourines and maracas […]
NEW YORK (AP) – A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease. It’s the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble […]
LONDON (AP) – Taking the popular dietary supplement ginkgo biloba didn’t prevent Alzheimer’s disease in older adults, according to the biggest prevention study in Europe. Research in animals had suggested that the plant extract might […]