New Alzheimer's drug brings hope, tough choices for patients, caregivers
For those now grappling with Alzheimer's, lecanemab holds out the promise of slowing the disease's progress. Are the modest benefits worth the risks?
"Exciting": Wine and tea among the foods that could slow memory decline
Research shows those who had a higher intake of certain foods had a lower rate of cognitive decline, indicating they were less likely to decel memory loss.
"My six year old has Dementia": Mom shares daughter's heartbreaking story
Sadie's parents were crushed when their beautiful baby daughter was diagnosed with a terminal disease at three months, but they are determined to save her.
Stress-targeted mental training needed to tackle dementia: study
Experts say attention regulation strategies have the potential to improve both the cognitive and emotional aspects of aging.
Scientists Detect Gene Mutation That Could Raise Alzheimer's Risk
According to the study, one-in-four people of European ancestry carry the Alzheimer's-causing mutation in their genes.
Best Things You Can Do to Slow Cognitive Decline Revealed
A three-year study of over 2,000 older adults has linked daily multivitamin use and slower brain aging.
How Scientists Successfully Reversed Alzheimer's in Mice
The scientists experimented with augmenting the growth of brain cells, which decline in number as people age.
Study Analyzes Schizophrenia and Dementia Link To Gauge Recovery Potential
The study examines a theory from over 100 years that linked frontotemporal dementia and schizophrenia.
'My Mom Got Sick, 7 Years Later We Made A Heartbreaking Choice'
Mom was prone to "making dinner" out of raw meat and detergent, or putting flammable items in the oven.
Daytime Napping May Increase Risk of Strokes and Alzheimer's: Research
People who frequently napped during the day were more likely to develop high blood pressure, according to the study.
Blood Test Spots Signs of Alzheimer's Years Before Symptoms: Scientists
Scientists have created a sensor that can detect signs of the condition years before they first manifest themselves.
Glass of Wine a Day May Lead to Alzheimer's, Research Suggests
Risky Business: A Glass Of Wine A Day May Lead To Alzheimer's
Overweight Children 'More Prone to Alzheimer's Decades Later': Study
The finding is based on more than 1,200 people tracked for over 30 years, starting when they were in school.
Nightmares Could Be Early Warning Sign of Parkinson's in Older Men
Researchers have found that older men who had regular nightmares were twice as likely to be later diagnosed with Parkinson's compared to those who didn't.
'I Loved My Wife at First Sight, 50 Years Later We Suffered a Tragic Blow'
If any marriages are made in heaven, this would have been one of them.
Homeowners Discover Dirty Dishes 'Stuffed' in Vents of New Home in Clip
"Everyone's talking about them not noticing the dishes, but what about the smell?" a TikToker pointed out.
The Shameless Cruelty of Medicare's Top Bureaucrats
I, and fellow Alzheimer's patients, do not have time.
Man, 34, Dies of Dementia After It Killed His Father Aged 36
Daniel Bradbury, a father of two from the U.K., was diagnosed in 2017 after experiencing depression, memory loss and coordination problems.
Medicare Will Limit Coverage for Alzheimer's Drug That Has $28K Premium
A final decision into the CMS' limitations will be made in April.
Price Cut on Controversial Drug Could Lead to Lower Medicaid Premium
"With the 50 percent price drop of Aduhelm on Jan. 1, there is a compelling basis...to reexamine the previous recommendation," Xavier Becerra said.
Dementia Risk Factors Explained 10M Americans Could Have Condition by 2050
A new study suggests that dementia cases worldwide could almost triple between 2019 and 2050, rising from 57 million to 153 million people living with the condition.
State Trooper Rescued Man With Alzheimer's After He Was Found in a Ditch
The man was unconscious and hypothermic when the trooper found him early Wednesday morning.
Biden Administration Urged by Democrats to Lower Medicare Premium Hike
Most Medicare enrollees will see the premium taken from their Social Security checks, possibly taking a lot of seniors' 5.8 percent cost-of-living increase.
Bernie Sanders Asks Biden to Prevent Medicare Premium Hike
The premium increase is so Medicare will have a reserve prepared if the program formally grants coverage for the drug Aduhelm, Medicare said.
Human Trials for Nasal Alzheimer's Vaccine Due to Start
The trials are set to be the first in which humans are given a nasal vaccine in order to treat Alzheimer's.
Billionaire Facing Largest Tax Fraud Case in U.S. May Avoid Trial
The automotive tech mogul is accused of using Caribbean entities to hide $2 billion worth of income from the IRS over the span of 20 years.
Woman Convinced Husband He Had Alzheimer's in Order to Steal $600K
The woman believed convincing the man he was sick would "prevent him from going to the bank," and discover "the low balances on his accounts," police said.
Slow Sales of Alzheimer's Drug Partially Blamed on Supply Chain Issues
The company behind the drug blames the health care system's "bottleneck," but the high price tag might also factor into its slow sales debut.
Tony Bennett Recognizing Lady Gaga Amid Alzheimer's Battle Moves Fans
Lady Gaga said the musical icon still knows exactly what to do when the music starts playing.
Listening to Your Friends Could Help Them Live Longer, Study Says
A new study shows that supportive listening is tied to a higher cognitive resilience which can lower the risk of Alzheimer's and related dementias.