Alzheimer's Disease

America Still Has a Problem With Women Who Write About Sex

Instead of being respected for her brilliant career, when Nancy Friday died this November, her obituaries reminded me of the perils of being female …

Feminism

Astrocytes Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers have discovered a direct association between astrocytes and Alzheimer's disease. In a new study, researchers report astrocytes in the …

Neuroscience

Encompass workers find joy on and off the job

No. 1 Large Company<br>Encompass Home Health & Hospice<p>8-TIME WINNER<br>Private company founded in 1998 and based in Dallas<br>7 D-FW locations and 532 D-FW …

Texas

Exercise in mid-life is not the answer to cognitive fitness

<i>Credit:123RF</i><p>There has been a growing consensus that physical activity reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.<p>However this link is based mainly on …

Wellness

Why scientists are growing tiny starter brains and implanting them in rats

Scientists are starting to blur the line between the human brain and that of non-human animals to try to demystify brain development and gain …

Dementia

Facing advancing age with courage and wisdom

When Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle’s husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the couple decided they would weather his illness with all the wisdom …

Denali Therapeutics Files To Raise $100 Million IPO

Denali Therapeutics has filed to raise $100 million in a U.S. IPO.<p>The firm has an ambitious development program for neurodegenerative diseases such …

Business

13 Calm-Down Techniques for the Frantic Massage Therapist

Are you running around in circles and can’t find your center, like a chicken with its head cut off?<p>Busy traffic? Late for work? Argument with a …

Massage Therapy

New Research Finds THIS Brain Game Can Guard Against Dementia

A few hours a week may lower your dementia risk.<p>There are no known cures for dementia, which is an umbrella term that covers a handful of age-related cognitive symptoms—debilitating memory loss, first and foremost.<p>CDC stats show millions of Americans suffer from dementia, which can result from …

The Brain

Video games could cut dementia risk in seniors, says study

<b>Miami:</b> Could playing video games help keep the brain agile as we age?<p>A new study suggests older adults who practice specific computer training …

Dementia

Can brain training reduce dementia risk? Despite new research, the jury is still out

There are good reasons to be cautious about a new study claiming computer-based training can reduce the risk of dementia. But what does work?<p>More than 30 million people worldwide live with Alzheimer’s disease, and while researchers are pushing hard to find a cure, their efforts so far have met with …

Dementia

Puerto Ricans who fled to mainland now face a new obstacle - finding healthcare

The federal government has granted people affected by the devastating hurricanes that wracked coastal states and Puerto Rico 15 extra days to sign up …

Health Care

Does green tea have caffeine in it and if so how much?

Green tea has been described as a ‘superfood’ (even though it’s a drink), an ‘elixir of life’ and a cure handed down through the ages for many …

Tea

The state of precision medicine: Star Wars tech on a Flintstones chassis

If precision medicine is the future and this type of care is all about the individual, then the healthcare industry needs to become nimble like an …

Digital Health

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Link to the Hidden Universe

Alzheimer’s disease is a puzzling illness, which according to Alzheimer’s Association affects approximately 5.4 million Americans. This illness is …

Neuroscience

Opinion: In the search for Alzheimer’s drugs, researchers must look beyond beta amyloid

As I read the findings about drugs targeting beta amyloid proteins that were released during the annual Clinical Trials in Alzheimer’s Disease …

Neuroscience

Nanowired Drugs Could Treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Patients

Using titanate nanowires treated with cerebrolysin, researchers have been able to target delivery to the brain and through the central nervous …

Neuroscience

#2: How To Behave At A Funeral

As funerals go, it was probably one of the loveliest. Mum (with her Alzheimer's and all) couldn't be bothered with the usual stiff protocol of hushed …

Mind

Breakthrough: New Alzheimer’s Treatment May Fully Restore Memory Function

If you have ever had a person in your family who has Alzheimer’s disease, then, you know how hard it is. It is very difficult for the person as well …

Neuroscience

Brain implant boosts memory for first time ever

New memory prosthesis could be a game-changer for dementia care.<p><i>In brief: A professor built a brain implant that can reportedly improve short-term memory by 15 percent and working memory by 25 percent. The device could prove life-changing for the growing segment of the population impacted by</i> …

Science

Are Blood Transfusions the Way to Defeat Alzheimer’s?

Imagine if you could help treat someone with Alzheimer’s disease just by donating blood.<p>Eventually, that might be a possibility.<p>New research found …

Health

The two obstacles that are holding back Alzheimer's research

Thirty years ago, scientists began to unlock the mysteries regarding the cause of Alzheimer’s disease. This knowledge ushered in an era of great …

Dementia

Glen Campbell's widow, daughter talk country icon's legacy

NASHVILLE – The late Glen Campbell was remembered by his fellow country singers at last week's CMA Awards with a special tribute to the "Gentle On My Mind" singer.<p>Campbell's widow Kim and daughter Ashley told Fox News they're carrying on the singer's legacy following his August death after battle …

Award Shows

In Honor of This Little Girl's Birthday, Her Parents Are Working to Cure Sanfilippo Syndrome

After being diagnosed with the disease that's been called "childhood Alzheimer's," Eliza O'Neill's parents are working toward a cure.<p>A little girl named Eliza O'Neill has been making headlines since 2014 when she was diagnosed with Sanfilippo Syndrome. The disease affects the brain in a way that …

Parenting

The Amish may hold the secret to long life in their genes

A rare mutation found in an Amish population in Indiana may shed new light on how to fight back against aging, researchers have found. The gene, …

Longevity

Director Ron Howard dishes on the upcoming Han Solo 'Star Wars' prequel

Ron Howard has directed dozens of films in his decades-long career, but stepping behind the camera still presents some trials for the veteran …

Star Wars

How a Wall of Lava Lamps Makes the Web a Safer Place

A secure internet network relies on bits of data that hackers can’t predict: in other words, random numbers. Randomization is an essential part of …

Dementia

Bill Gates just gave us 50 million ways to re-think the human brain

There are a million reasons why our brains are important, so I’m glad that Bill Gates added $50 million to efforts to understand one of the ways the …

Dementia

With methods borrowed from Montessori, a Colorado organization looks to help people with Alzheimer’s

Residents of Aspen Hills Assisted Living in Littleton know Meghan Morrissey as the “activity lady.” It’s a nickname she wishes her mother had been …

Denver

13 Health Benefits of Coffee, Based on Science

Coffee is actually very healthy.<p>It is loaded with antioxidants and beneficial nutrients that can improve your health.<p>The studies show that coffee …

Liberal View