Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain AgingDepression has long been linked to certain cognitive problems, and depression late in life may be a risk factor for the development of Alzheimer's. It's not clear how.
Women Bear Alzheimer's Burden; Researchers Trying To Discover WhyAt the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Chicago this week, researchers are exploring biological and social differences that might explain why more women than men develop Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.
Biogen Shares Soar As Alzheimer's Drug Trial Yields Positive ResultsPatients who received the highest dosage of the experimental drug showed slower progression of the disease.
Elderly Diabetic Woman With Alzheimer's Missing Since June 7Police said 82-year-old Joyce Gatewood has been missing since June 7 from the 2800 block of West Fulton Street.
Dance Therapy Helps Alzheimer's Patients Connect With Loved OnesCBS 2’s Dana Kozlov shows how dance therapy is helping patients connect with their world and their loved ones, even if it’s for a few moments.
New Evidence: Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer’sViruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday
New Evidence That Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer'sThe study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, wasn't hunting viruses but was looking for new drug targets for Alzheimer's.
Son Surprises Dad With Alzheimer's With College World Series TicketsMatt tweeted a video of him telling his father they were going to Omaha, Nebraska, for the opening weekend of the series and it quickly went viral.
Scientists Say They Have Fixed The Gene Linked To Alzheimer's DiseaseScientists found that apoE4 is only slightly different from the gene apoE3 however, the protein it produces within the body is much more damaging to human brain cells.
Beloved Grandma in Hospice Spontaneously Joins Family In Singing HymnA family’s love and an ancient Greek hymn transformed a granddaughter’s visit with her beloved grandmother, who is in hospice care.
Man With Alzheimer’s Disease Reported Missing From Humboldt ParkRicardo Carmona was last seen about 1:30 p.m. leaving his home in the 3400 block of West Evergreen, according to an alert from Chicago Police. He has Alzheimer’s and may not be able to find his way home.
Studies Find African Americans Twice As Likely To Have Alzheimer'sFebruary marks Black History Month and the Alzheimer's Association is hoping to raise awareness.