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.
Why don’t doctors talk to patients about guns? Lack of time, being unsure what to say and believing patients won’t heed their advice.
A sixth child is reported to have paralyzing condition called acute flaccid paralysis. All cases have had sudden onset of paralysis in one or more limbs.
All cases are among infants and children under age six who all reportedly had symptoms of a respiratory illness in the week prior to developing symptoms of “acute flaccid paralysis.”
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s but there are many things that can be done to make life better for people with dementia and their caregivers.
With increasing life expectancy and geographic mobility, the chance of aging without a partner or children is significant.