The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and twice as often as the general population.
CBS 2 reveals five easy tests to help detect the early signs of several diseases.
Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and a new report finds the disease affects many more women than men.
The newest test is a blood test that can reportedly predict who will get Alzheimer’s several years before symptoms appear.
The memory-robbing disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, however, the study suggests its impact may actually be on par with cancer and heart disease.
Some 5-million Americans are currently battling Alzheimer’s disease and that number is expected to nearly triple over the next three decades.
Vitamin E has already been credited with helping to keep your skin beautiful and preventing strokes. Now there’s evidence it could help slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
The Alzheimer’s Association is predicting that within 40 years, 20 percent of all New Yorkers will either have Alzheimer’s or be caring for someone who does.
Over the past three years, the Growth and Awareness Group for Alzheimer’s at Byram Hills High School has raised more than $65,000 for research.
Michael been crisscrossing the northeast to complete his 100 rides in 100 days roller coaster mission to help end early onset Alzheimer’s.
Irving Fields, 98, performs six nights a week at Nino’s Tuscany Restaurant in Midtown, he has been performing in New York since 1922, CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu reported.
Residents of the Sunrise Senior Living facility in Woodcliff Lake certainly have some guardian angels looking out for them.
They are investigating the unthinkable. The New York State Health Department has now joined the probe into the sexual assault of an elderly woman at a nursing home.
The father of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has died. The Deiters Funeral Home said that Jerry Girardi died on Saturday at age 81. He had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease since the 1990s and died in Metamora, Ill.
When musician Dave Roth saw “Alive Inside,” a documentary that followed a social worker introducing music into the lives of people with dementia, he was inspired.