Fight against Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease, the most expensive disease ever, is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the only one of the top 10 killers...

Maintain animal studies

...computer model forecast sunny weather for the weekend?My family has experienced cancer, Crohn's disease and Alzheimer's disease in recent years. I gladly would sacrifice countless animals to find cures for any maladies that afflict my loved...

'Conditioning' blood flow could deter dementia, GRU researcher says

...to what is called vascular cognitive impairment, Hess said. It is the second-leading cause of dementia after Alzheimer's disease and can make that disease worse when someone has both problems, he said."Vascular causes of dementia are a...

Alzheimer's deaths increasing more than other causes, data show

The rising death rate from Alzheimer's disease does not surprise kindergarten teacher Susan Flake. She sees the extent of the disease every day with her husband, Rick, who...

Help in Alzheimer's fight

When my mother-in-law was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, she was given a prescription for Aricept (which might help control symptoms, but does not slow the progression of the disease...


...Tim Clark, Harris English and Daniel Berger.? Former star golfer Peter Oosterhuis says he has early-onset Alzheimer's disease.Oosterhuis, 67, went public with the news in Golf World's digital magazine on Monday with hopes it will bring...

Housing debt is overwhelming older Americans

...and their mortgage swelled to $288,000.Al, 86, kept working as a tax accountant into his late 70s. But Alzheimer's disease forced him into retirement.The couple is getting by on about $2,500 a month in Social Security and Veterans...

Help fight Alzheimer's

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Night at the Movies

...Julianne Moore) fights to stay connected to her family, friends and herself after being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Evans, Exchange (opens 2/27)WHIPLASH (R): A talented jazz drummer is recruited by an instructor whose...

Help battle Alzheimer's

More than 1,100 Alzheimer's disease advocates, including 30 from Georgia, traveled to Washington, D.C., recently to meet with individual members of Congress...