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Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with Alzheimer's. (File photo credit: Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images)

Exercise Good For Brain, Even For Those With Alzheimer’s

Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with Alzheimer’s.

07/23/2015

as baby boomers get older, 28 million will develop Alzheimer's disease between now and 2050, according to a new study. (File photo. Photo credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Saliva Test Could Help Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

Though research is still in its early stages, scientists say a saliva test could eventually help detect Alzheimer’s Disease.

07/20/2015

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Judge to Weigh Fairness of NFL Concussion Deal

The NFL’s potential $1 billion plan to compensate retired players for brain trauma could soon close the chapter on a troubled era of league concussion management.

11/19/2014

65-year-old Milton Mills, who was was last seen in the 900 block of Virginia Avenue around 2 p.m. on November 18. (Photo by Alexandria Police Dept.)

Alexandria Police Search for Missing 65-Year-Old Man

The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 65-year-old man who suffers from dementia.

11/18/2014

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Researchers Develop Blood Test That ‘Can Predict With 90 Percent Accuracy’ If Person Will Develop Alzheimer’s

Researchers from Georgetown University say they have developed a blood test that can predict if a healthy person will develop Alzheimer’s disease or mild dementia.

03/10/2014

Stanley Lee Fries, 83, of the 4300 block of Flower Valley Drive in Rockville, has been missing since Nov. 7, 2013. (credit: Montgomery County Police)

Police Searching For Missing 83-Year-Old Rockville Man

Police are asking for help in finding a missing elderly man from Rockville who suffers from dementia.

11/08/2013

File photo of an MRI machine. (Photo by Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)

FDA Approves GE Brain Imaging Tool For Alzheimer’s

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a radioactive imaging chemical from General Electric to help screen for Alzheimer’s disease.

10/25/2013

Missing person Herbert Stevenson, 88, was last seen on August 28, 2013 in the 1200 block of Gondar Avenue in Seat Pleasant. (Credit: Prince George's Police)

Elderly Seat Pleasant Man Missing

Police are looking for an 87-year-old man with dementia who has been missing since Wednesday.

08/29/2013

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Study: Later Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia

New 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.

07/15/2013

The cost of care for Americans living with dementia reaches nearly $215 billion annually. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

Study: Dementia Care Costs US Nearly $215 Billion Per Year, Expected To Double By 2040

The cost of care for Americans living with dementia reaches nearly $215 billion annually.

04/04/2013

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