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Alzheimer’s Disease

This Week in Health: New Hope For Alzheimer’s Treatment

New research sheds light on Alzheimer’s, chickens and armadillos are spreading disease, and a baby gets a bionic brain in This Week In Health.

July 22, 2015
tuberculosis

This Week In Health: A Tough Strain Of Tuberculosis

“This Week In Health” offers some highlights from the world of health and wellness that you may have missed this week.

June 10, 2015

For Those With Dementia, ‘Springing’ Power Of Attorney Debated

When someone who is usually prompt about handling finances starts forgetting to pay bills, it’s a common warning sign of the beginning stages of dementia.

March 16, 2015

Researchers Aim To Build Database Of Brain Health

By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — Quick: Find the fruit! Feed the fish! List a sequence of steps, in reverse! Your online test results aren’t pass-fail. You aren’t graded. But your scores give valuable snapshots of your mental flexibility and memory, contributing to what researchers at the University of California, […]

April 8, 2014

U.S. Study Finds Pesticide May Raise Risk Of Alzheimer’s

Washington (AFP) – People with Alzheimer’s disease may have higher levels of a chemical left behind by the pesticide DDT than healthy elderly people, suggested a U.S. study out Monday. The pesticide, DDT, was phased out in the United States in 1972, but is still used elsewhere in the world and global health authorities consider […]

January 27, 2014