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Study: Sleep Apnea, Heavy Snoring Linked To Memory Decline

People who have breathing problems while sleeping are more likely to get Alzheimer’s disease and early mental decline, a new study suggests.

04/16/2015

Study finds 55 percent of patients with dementia had gone without diagnoses or treatment until being personally interviewed for a survey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly 2 Million Elderly Americans May Go Untreated For Dementia

Study finds 55 percent of patients with dementia had gone without diagnoses or treatment until being personally interviewed for a survey.

11/28/2014

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Experts: No Proof ‘Brain Training’ Games Work

There is no evidence that playing brain games actually help people enhance their intelligence, according to a statement put out by 69 scientists from around the world.

10/23/2014

Older adults with memory issues and a history of concussions are more likely to have a buildup of Alzheimer’s-prone plaques in the brain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Study: Memory Loss Associated With Alzheimer’s Reversed For First Time

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) – A new study has found memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease to be reversed during a personalized and comprehensive program. The study was conducted by the UCLA Mary S. Easton […]

10/03/2014

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Study: Neuroticism, Long-Time Stress Linked To Alzheimer’s In Women

According to a new study, women who feel anxious, moody, and distressed for a significant amount of time during middle age may be at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later on in life.

10/02/2014

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Study: Suffering Depression May Increase Risk Of Alzheimer’s

According to a new study, suffering from depression may increase your chances of suffering from Alzheimer’s.

08/04/2014

Materials found in high levels in cooked meats may prohibit the body's creation of proteins that protect against Alzhiemer's and diabetes. (Getty Images)

Study: Eating Grilled And Broiled Meat Linked To Alzheimer’s

Agents found in cooked and heated meats can reduce certain proteins that protect against Alzheimer’s and diabetes.

02/26/2014

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Ga. Senate Backs Bill Creating Alzheimer’s Registry

The Georgia Senate has endorsed legislation that would establish a state registry of people with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders.

02/03/2014

Older adults with memory issues and a history of concussions are more likely to have a buildup of Alzheimer’s-prone plaques in the brain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Study: Concussions May Be Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease

Older adults with memory issues and a history of concussions are more likely to have a buildup of Alzheimer’s-prone plaques in the brain.

12/30/2013

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Suffering From Alzheimer’s, Ga. Man Fatally Shot

The last walk that Ronald Westbrook took began as early as 1 a.m. when he slipped unnoticed from his North Georgia home with his two dogs.

12/07/2013

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