NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2

Alzheimer’s Disease

(Photo: iStockphoto)

EnVivo’s Alzheimer’s Drug Could Be On Fast Track To Approval

EnVivo Pharmaceuticals of Watertown is about to begin new tests on a promising treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease.

01/23/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Take-Home Test May Spot Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s

Anyone worried about Alzheimer’s disease could get a quick and easy answer online.

01/13/2014

Derrick Livingston (Photo from Boston Police)

Boston Police Ask For Help Finding Missing Alzheimer’s Patient

Boston police are looking for the public’s help with finding a missing 74-year-old Hyde Park resident who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.

08/03/2013

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Tips To Boost Brain Health And Lower Dementia Risk

You may be able to help keep your brain in shape, not just the rest of your body. A large study in France suggests that delaying retirement and working until later in life may help prevent dementia.

07/15/2013

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Study: Later Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia

New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp.

07/15/2013

Joey McIntyre

NKOTB’s Joey McIntyre Running Boston Marathon For His Mom

A boy band heart throb is hoping to take on Heartbreak Hill this year.

04/12/2013

Memory Loss, Injury, Alzheimer Disease

NightSide – Dr. Paul Raia And Mary Demakes Discuss Alzheimer’s Disease

Have Questions About Alzheimer’s Disease?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/27/2012

Violet Newey (Photo courtesy: Peabody Police)

Peabody Woman With Alzheimer’s Found Safely After Search

Peabody police are looking for help finding a missing elderly woman who’s suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

09/21/2012

memory

Activating Memory

Contrary to popular belief, memory loss is not an inevitable part of aging. That said, many healthy individuals feel less able to remember certain kinds of information as they age. Luckily, most can improve their memory with training and practice.

07/19/2012

Vinny DiNatale

LoJack Helps Marshfield Police Rescue Man With Alzheimer’s Disease

Police say they found the 82-year-old man in a marsh about a half-mile from his home.

05/23/2012

more