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. (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

A woman, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, holds the hand of a relative . (credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)

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

File photo of an elderly person. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

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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Study: Blood Pressure Drugs May Help Alzheimer’s

ATLANTA (WAOK) – A new study says taking certain types of blood pressure medication could help people get significant relief from Alzheimer’s disease symptoms. Officials with the Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation in Ireland tell […]

WAOK-AM–07/26/2013

TI Keeping His Mind on Alzheimer's Disease

Both he and Tiny’s dad suffered from the disease

10/04/2010

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