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.
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.
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, […]
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 […]