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HealthDay News: Alzheimer
Making Life With Dementia More Bearable
THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When loved ones develop dementia, it's hard to know how to make their lives better. But now researchers have pinpointed ways to help these folks live as well as possible.
The Focus Shifts in Alzheimer's Research
TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The way that Alzheimer's disease is defined for research should be based on brain changes rather than symptoms.
Alzheimer's Stigma a Barrier to Prevention, Care: Survey
WEDNESDAY, March 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Stigma surrounding Alzheimer's disease may discourage Americans from learning about their risk and from joining clinical trials for potential new treatments, a small survey reveals.
The High Costs of Alzheimer's
TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Sharp increases in Alzheimer's disease cases, deaths and costs are stressing the U.S. health care system and caregivers, a new report reveals.
Heartburn Meds Not Tied to Hip Fractures in Alzheimer's Patients
WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term use of acid-blocking heartburn drugs, such as Nexium and Prilosec, does not increase the risk for hip fractures in people with Alzheimer's disease, a new study finds.
Fit Middle-Aged Women May Fend Off Dementia Later
WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You may spend a lot of time working out, but there's a fitness reward you might not expect: better memory in your senior years.
Jobs That Keep the Mind Sharp … Even Into Retirement
WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you're planning a career change or wondering if a challenging job could have positive effects, research might provide some intriguing answers.
Poor Sleep May Heighten Alzheimer's Risk
MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who are sleepy during the day might have harmful plaque building in their brain that is a sign of impending Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.
What Caregivers Should Know About Alzheimer's
FRIDAY, March 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As the number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease continues to rise, the role of caregivers has become increasingly important, a dementia expert notes.
Health Tip: Next Steps After Being Diagnosed With Alzheimer's
(HealthDay News) -- Being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease can be a scary experience. But getting enough information and support can help you conquer this difficult process.
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