Scientists Find Possible Alzheimer's Treatment While Trying To Cure DiabetesThe medication, known as a triple receptor drug -- or "triple agonist" -- reportedly works in multiple ways to protect the brain against degeneration and promote growth.
WBZ Cares: Alzheimer’s Association Helps Patients With Early Signs of DiseaseFor over 30 years The Alzheimer's Association has worked to provide enhanced care and support to all affected by this disease.
Failing To Identify Smells May Be A Sign Of Alzheimer's, Study SaysA new study says losing the ability to distinguish certain smells from one another may be a sign of the onset of Alzheimer’s.
BU Study Finds Connection Between Concussion And Alzheimer's DiseaseNew research from the Boston University School of Medicine suggests there may be more of a link between concussions and Alzheimer’s disease than previously thought.
Another Failure In Search For Treatment To Slow Alzheimer'sAn experimental treatment for Alzheimer's failed again in a widely anticipated study.
Gov. Charlie Baker's Mother Dies At 84Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s mother has died at 84 years old.
Will Ferrell Pulls Out Of Reagan 'Dementia Comedy' That Drew Ire Of Gov. BakerActor Will Ferrell has reportedly backed out of film that would have seen him portray former President Ronald Reagan in what was being called a “dementia comedy,” a project that drew the ire of Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and others.
Memories 'Lost' To Alzheimer's Can Be Recovered, MIT Study SuggestsResearchers at MIT may have made an important breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease.
Blueberries Can Help Fight Alzheimer's Disease, New Research ShowsAntioxidants in blueberries play a key role in battling the effects of dementia, scientists said.
Researchers Believe Alzheimer's May Be Contagious In Rare CasesCould Alzheimer's disease be contagious? Dr. Mallika Marshall discusses startling research that raises that question.
Sleep Position May Help Prevent Brain DisordersPoor sleep is bad for the brain. Now, experts think that sleep position may be important, too.
Research Shows Possibility Of Diagnosing Alzheimer's Through SalivaImagine being able to spit into a cup to find out if you're at risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. As Dr. Mallika Marshall explains, that day may not be far off.