New Brain Cell Technique Opens Window To Monitoring Alzheimer's, EpilepsyThe brain's nerve cells communicate by firing messages to each other through junctions called synapses, and problems with those connections are linked to disorders like Alzheimer's and epilepsy. Now Yale University researchers have developed a way to picture synapses in living brains.
Distraction, Restlessness In Adults: Is It Dementia Or Is It ADHD?As Americans grow older, doctors are seeing more coming in with symptoms that look like early dementia or Alzheimer's, but is it really?
Family Suing American Airlines After Man With Alzheimer's Goes Missing From LaGuardiaThe family spent three nightmarish days searching, hoping and praying that the man would be OK.
Pen And Paper Test Can Detect Alzheimer's Symptoms Early, Experts SaySome 5 million Americans are battling Alzheimer’s disease, and those numbers are expected to triple in the coming years. But there is now a simple at-home test to help spot telltale problems early.
Broadway, Voice-Over Actors Unite For Cabaret Show To Raise Money For Alzheimer's Patients, CaregiversVoices Remember" is an intimate cabaret show fundraiser, explained Rudy Gaskins, creator and executive producer of the Voice Arts Awards.
Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1BA federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.
NYC Seniors Dance To Reduce Risk Of Developing DementiaThe seniors at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio on the Upper East Side dance for something more than just a good time. Each step they take may help ward off dementia.
Teen Honored At Alzheimer's Research Fundraiser At Riverside ParkKenneth Shinozuka, 16, was presented with the New York City Alzheimer's Association's first-ever Young Innovators Award on Sunday.
Free Tracking Bracelet For Alzheimer's Patients Could Save LivesA Westchester County initiative is providing free radio frequency bracelets designed to help keep track of Alzheimer's patients in the event they wander off from their loved ones.
NFL: 3 In 10 Ex-Players Face Alzheimer's, Dementia 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.
Seen At 11: Five Tests To Save Your LifeCBS 2 reveals five easy tests to help detect the early signs of several diseases.
New Report: Alzheimer's Disease Affects More Women Than MenAlzheimer'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.