Nearly half of older adults with probable dementia or difficulty performing daily activities don’t get assistance from family, friends or paid caregivers
FDA warns consumers to avoid unproven and potentially unsafe products sold as treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
The prevalence of left-handedness is lower among breastfed infants as compared to bottle-fed infants.
Dementia care is the fastest-growing segment of assisted living. But facilities across the country are straining to deliver on their promises of attentive care
Family members or other unpaid helpers provide long-term care to 83 percent of older adults in America.
Researchers at 19 institutions led by UW Medicine have classified Alzheimer’s patients into six subgroups with genetic differences. Their findings could open the way for personalized treatment.
Acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like disease that has struck 414 people — mostly young children — across comes when the public health system is overstretched.
Lifestyle factors such as diet and fitness — and also learning — increase cognitive reserve. And a higher cognitive reserve can help stave off dementia.
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A spike in the number of children with a rare neurological disease that causes polio-like symptoms –acute flaccid paralysis–has officials across scrambling.