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WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare said Tuesday it will limit coverage of a $28,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug whose benefits have been widely questioned, a major development in the nation’s tug-of-war over the fair value of new medicines that offer tantalizing possibilities but come with prohibitive prices.
Exercise can do wonderful things not just for the body, a new study has found it can protect your brain even if a person has early signs of de…
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A study says there was a big decline over a decade in how many older Americans reported serious problems with concentration, memory and decision-making.
Viagra might help treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers who have been using the impotence drug to study the effects it has on the brain.
Whether you’re buying for a family member, friend or partner, it can feel challenging to find something that those living with dementia can find some joy from.
Terry Jones' widow, Anna Soderstrom, has insisted she isn't a gold digger and has hit out at her late husband's first wife and their two children for contesting his will.
The approval of a controversial new drug for Alzheimer’s disease, Aduhelm, is shining a spotlight on mild cognitive impairment.
One of the conditions people fear the most as they get older is dementia. While your risk of Alzheimer’s disease is largely out of your control, other types of dementia are preventable, says Dr. Salamon. The health of your brain, like your heart, is largely the product of your lifestyle habits.
The possible influence of cholesterol-lowering statins on cognitive problems and dementia has garnered considerable attention over the years.
Music soothes and energizes. It also fortifies pathways in your brain that neurologists say can lead to a better understanding of cognition and dementia.
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Dementia can affect anyone as they age, but a new study may have uncovered an early warning sign.
Bruce Michael Abrahamson, 66, was ordered to appear for an initial hearing in Lake Criminal Court on June 18.
Alessa is a single mom and the caretaker for her difficult mother, who is suffering from the volatile symptoms of alcohol dementia. Alessa’s been reclusive, lonely and destructively self-deprecating, but she decides it’s time to step forward, take some risks and try to build a better life.
Three Colorado police officers involved in the arrest of a 73-year-old woman with dementia who was shown being pushed to the ground and handcu…
A police officer who arrested a 73-year-old woman with dementia, pushing her to the ground and handcuffing her, after she walked away from a s…
Calling all those who are sleep-deprived: A study found a 30% increased risk of dementia with a sleep duration of six hours or less at age 50 and 60.