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How Poor Sleep Might Raise Odds for Alzheimer’s

MONDAY, July 10, 2017 — Researchers may have pinpointed the reason why poor sleep has been linked to a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The ...

Sleep Problems: A Warning Sign of Alzheimer’s?

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Trouble getting enough sleep may be linked to a bigger risk of Alzheimer’s ...

Alzheimer’s Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — As more baby boomers age, deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have jumped 55 percent, ...

How One Town Hopes to Cure Alzheimer’s

May 19, 2017 — Judy Culbertson gets lost sometimes. She might be on her way home from the grocery store or some other place she’s ...

Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer’s Care Burden

TUESDAY, May 9, 2017 — When it comes to the daily care of Americans with dementia, most of the responsibility is still falling on family ...

‘Silent’ Seizures Tied to Alzheimer’s Symptoms

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Undetected or “silent” seizures may contribute to some symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s ...

‘Silent’ Seizures Tied to Alzheimer’s Symptoms

TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 — Undetected or “silent” seizures may contribute to some symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease, such as confusion, a small study suggests. ...

Past Psychiatric Ills Don’t Raise Alzheimer’s Risk: Study

MONDAY, April 10, 2017 — Having a mental health disorder doesn’t mean a person will develop Alzheimer’s disease later in like, a new study suggests. ...

Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer’s Risk?

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1, 2017 — Air pollution may cause more than just lung disease: New research suggests that if tiny particles in the air from ...

Bilingual People May Have Edge Against Alzheimer’s

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People who speak two or more languages appear to weather the ravages of ...

Treatments for Alzheimer’s Proving Elusive

Dec. 13, 2016 — Finding a treatment to reverse or stop Alzheimer’s disease is proving elusive. The success rate for Alzheimer’s drugs is .5%. There’s ...

Test Predicting Alzheimer’s Would Be Welcome, Survey Finds

TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 — If a test could tell them they were going to develop Alzheimer’s disease, most American seniors would take it, a ...

Can Marijuana Treat Alzheimer’s?

  A recent study conducted at Salk Institute for Biological Studies showed that medical marijuana might be a potentially effective treatment for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. According ...

Deep Brain Stimulation for Early Alzheimer’s?

Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn’t yet clear WebMD News from HealthDay By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Deep ...

Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer’s

THURSDAY July 28, 2016, 2016 — Deep brain stimulation appears safe for people with early Alzheimer’s disease — and might even slow down memory loss ...

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