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Scientists Say Antidepressant May Slow Alzheimer's Disease

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.14.2014 | Fifty

With the number of people living with dementia expected to double to 65.7 million by 2030, any breakthrough in the Alzheimer's arena is a welcome one ...

How Medicare Covers Alzheimer's Disease

Jim T. Miller | Posted 02.22.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Here's a breakdown of what Medicare does and doesn't cover when it comes to Alzheimer's disease, along with some tips that can help you plan ahead.

Could Alzheimer's Be Stopped A Decade Before Symptoms Appear?

Posted 08.14.2013 | Fifty

Currently, there's no known way to prevent Alzheimer's disease, which affects more than 5 million Americans and is the sixth leading cause of death in...

Can Signs Of Alzheimer's Be Detected Years Before Diagnosis?

Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.09.2013 | Fifty

Treating Alzheimer's early is thought to be key to preventing damage to memory and thinking. And that's why a new study out of Birmingham City Univers...

7 Foods That Lower Your Risk Of Alzheimer's

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 02.23.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Keep Your Brain Healthy The best thing you can do to keep your brain working the way you want it to: exercise, and...

Finally, Some Good News About Alzheimer's? (STUDY)

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.09.2013 | Fifty

Researchers at Utah State University have discovered that the progression of decline in brain functioning among Alzheimer's patients may be dramatical...

Alzheimer's Drug Gets Second Chance In New Trial

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Ransdell Pierson Dec 12 (Reuters) - Eli Lilly & Co plans to conduct a big new trial of its experimental Alzheimer's disease treatme...

Drugmaker Likens Alzheimer's Drug Race To Insulin Quest In 1920s

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By Ransdell Pierson Dec 11 (Reuters) - Drugmaker Eli Lilly & Co is confident it will do for Alzheimer's patients what it did almost a...

The Latest Outlook On Alzheimer's

Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Keith Sinzinger, for U.S. News More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, and the nonprofit Alzheimer's Association projects that, ...

Now What? Treatment Options for Alzheimer's Disease

Leann Reynolds | Posted 10.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Leann Reynolds

There is ongoing to research to find medications that will not just treat the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, but hopefully stop or slow the progress of it. In order to develop new treatments, volunteers are needed for clinical trials.

New Gene Finding Spurs Hope For Alzheimer's Treatment

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, July 11 (Reuters) - A gene that causes the rare, early-onset form of Alzheimer's disease can also carry a ...

Music Reinvigorates Elderly Man Like You Wouldn't Believe

Susan Michals | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts
Susan Michals

And next week, a must-see documentary debuts in New York City on the power of music and it's positive impact on the elderly.

U.S. Sets Goal To Find Alzheimer's Treatment By 2025

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Effective treatments for Alzheimer's by 2025? That's the target the government is eyeing as it develops a national strategy to tack...

Gantenerumab, Experimental Drug, Shows Promise For Treating Early Alzheimer's

Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living

An experimental drug being developed by Roche Holding AG removed amyloid plaques from the brains of Alzheimer's disease patients in a small early-...

Alzheimer's And The Importance Of Early Detection

Leann Reynolds | Posted 11.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Leann Reynolds

If Alzheimer's disease cannot currently be stopped or cured, what difference does early detection make?

Dear Mr. President: A Letter From America's Dementia Patients

John Zeisel, Ph.D. | Posted 10.28.2011 | Healthy Living
John Zeisel, Ph.D.

The new national policy initiative for early diagnosis will do nothing for the millions of Americans with dementia and those who love them -- unless we can give them a life worth living.

Food For Thought: 9 Brain-Friendly Eats (PHOTOS)

Health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Healthy eating lowers your risk of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, but it's not yet clear if that's true for Alzheimer's disease as well....

FDA Approves Larger Dose Of Alzheimer's Disease Drug

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Drugmakers Eisai Inc. and Pfizer Inc. said on Saturday that government regulators have given them permission to make a larger dose of...

Alzheimer's Advances Show Need For Better Drugs

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists are reporting advances in detecting and predicting Alzheimer's disease at a conference in Honolulu this week, plus more proof that getting ...

Alzheimer's Greatest Myth Debunked (VIDEO)

Big Think | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Gary Small, professor of Psychiatry and Aging at the UCLA School of Medicine, says that perhaps the biggest misconception about Alzheimer's is that th...