Study: 28 Million Baby Boomers To Develop Alzheimer's Disease by 2050The numbers behind Alzheimer's disease will climb dramatically in coming years, according to a new study.
Scientists Look Into Why Most Alzheimer's Patients Are WomenNearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and some scientists are questioning the assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer.
New Questions About Why More Women Than Men Have Alzheimer'sNearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.
Peeking Into Healthy Brains To See If Alzheimer's Is BrewingSticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.
Possibility Of Erasing Bad Memories Moves Closer Toward RealityImagine having all your bad memories erased from your mind.
Mizeur Calls For Legal Physician-Assisted Suicide, State-Run Retirement Savings Plan Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Del. Heather Mizeur wants to legalize physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients and implement a state-run retirement savings program to help workers who don't have retirement plans from their employers.
Owner of Nursing Home Sentenced For Neglect of Alzheimer's PatientThe owner of a Boonsboro assisted-living center is going to prison for neglecting an Alzheimer's patient who fell through the floor.
Silver Spring Man Sentenced for Neglect of Elderly Md. WomanThe owner of a Boonsboro assisted-living center is going to prison for neglecting an Alzheimer's patient who fell through the floor.
Study: Later Retirement May Help Prevent DementiaNew research boosts the "use it or lose it" theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, a study of nearly half a million people in France found.
Study: Dementia Care Costs US Nearly $215 Billion Per Year, Expected To Double By 2040The cost of care for Americans living with dementia reaches nearly $215 billion annually.
Obama Set To Announce Federal Initiative To Map The Human BrainPresident Obama has announced a broad new research initiative to map and explore the human brain.
Study: Former NFL Players Unusually Prone To Dying From Brain DiseaseResearchers published a study indicating that former NFL players are unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease.