Blood Test Could Detect Alzheimer's Disease Up To 16 Years Before Symptoms Begin, Study SaysA simple blood test could predict if a patient will develop Alzheimer's disease up to 16 years before symptoms begin, a new study finds.
Justice O'Connor Announces Dementia Diagnosis, 'Probably Alzheimer's'Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor revealed in a letter on Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with the "beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer's disease."
New Massachusetts Law Offers Fresh Approach To Caring For Alzheimer's PatientsA new state law aims to change the way Alzheimer's Disease diagnoses and treatment are handled in Massachusetts.
Vaccine Being Tested To Prevent Dementia In People With Down SyndromeBoston researchers are testing an experimental vaccine that may prevent Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome.
Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Stirs Hope After Early TrialsAfter a series of prominent failures, there's reason to be hopeful in the search for a drug to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
HealthWatch: Reversing Alzheimer's?A possible breakthrough has been made in the fight against Alzheimer's Disease.
Wine Could Protect Your Brain From Alzheimer's DiseaseCould a daily nightcap help protect your brain from Alzheimer’s?
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.
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.