Contrary to popular belief, Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia are not natural consequences of growing old.
Memory problems that are often dismissed as a normal part of aging may not be so harmless after all.
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.
New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp.
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.
Researchers discovered a significant association between people with hearing loss and a risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
Summitt has more than 1,000 wins, eight national championships, and an Olympic gold medal. But this diagnosis may prove to be her greatest challenge yet.
WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold explains how memory loss may be detected with magnetic resonance imaging.
Far more people than previously believed are providing billions of hours of unpaid care for Alzheimer’s patients, highlighting the growing impact of a graying population.
WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold discusses Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.