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.
Report: Scientists Find Alzheimer's Treatment While Trying To Cure DiabetesThe medication, known as a triple receptor drug -- or "triple agonist" -- reportedly works in multiple ways to protect the brain against degeneration and promote growth.
Chicago's Walk To End Alzheimer's Raises $1MThousands of people went to Montrose Harbor Sunday morning to raise money for the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
62-Year-Old Man Missing From Avondale LocatedA 62-year-old man missing from the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side has been located, police announced Monday night.
Missing Woman With Alzheimer’s Last Seen At O’HarePolice are looking for an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease who went missing Friday after leaving O’Hare International Airport.
Illinois Could See 18% Increase In Alzheimer’s Deaths By 2025The Alzheimer’s Association said Illinois had 3,266 deaths from the disease in 2014, a nearly 12 percent increase from the previous year.
Rush University Study To Explore Alzheimer's Disease In LatinosStudies show Latinos may be at higher risk of developing dementia over other ethnicities, but are less likely to get medical help for it.