Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer’s disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks. The discovery could give a […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Donald Sterling, who’s challenging the sale of his Los Angeles Clippers, gave testy, bombastic testimony Tuesday, contending he’s mentally sound, sparring with his wife’s lawyer and repeatedly drawing laughter from spectators. […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A person close to the Sterling family says Donald Sterling was stripped of his ability to act as a trustee of the family’s fortunes, including the Los Angeles Clippers, after two […]
Researchers say that vitamin E might help slow the progression of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. In a study of more than 600 older veterans, high doses of the vitamin delayed the decline in daily […]
Higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia, a major new study finds. Researchers say it suggests a novel way to try to prevent Alzheimer’s disease […]
BOSTON (AP) — New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, […]
LONDON (AP) — A British police force is hoping to save time and money by giving a few dementia patients GPS tracking devices, a move condemned by some campaigners as “barbaric.” Last week, Sussex police […]
(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.
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 […]
SEATTLE (AP) – The family of a 77-year-old man shot to death by Seattle police says he had dementia. The King County medical examiner’s office hasn’t yet released the name of the man. Family members […]