Scientists Rethink Alzheimer's, Diversifying The Drug SearchFor years researchers have been guided by one leading theory — that getting rid of a buildup of a sticky protein called amyloid would ease the mind-robbing disease. Yet drug after drug has failed.
It Seems Like Alzheimer's But Peek Into Brain Shows A Mimic"Not everything that looks like Alzheimer's disease is Alzheimer's disease," said Dr. Julie Schneider, a neuropathologist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. And among all the known dementias, this newly identified kind "is the most striking mimic of Alzheimer's," she added.
Seniors Who Fall Prey To Scam Artists Might Be More Vulnerable To Alzheimer's, DementiaNew research suggests seniors who have a hard time hanging up on telemarketers also might be at risk for eventually developing Alzheimer’s disease, or other forms of dementia.
Actor Seymour Cassel, Frequent Cassavetes Collaborator, DiesHis journey in Hollywood was not without issues, mostly the result of a hard-partying lifestyle with the likes of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones that took a toll on his health, marriage and family life. He'd even spent time in jail in 1982, and went into recovery in the mid-80s.
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.