November is National Alzheimer’s awareness month and Nov. 19 is National Memory Screening Day.
A new study shows many ICU patients who survive a life-threatening illness may leave the hospital with cognitive problems similar to Alzheimer’s disease.
A Beaver County man was found after an hours-long search, about 400 yards from his home.
New research shows dementia is more costly than heart disease or cancer.
Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column that was followed by millions of newspaper readers throughout the world, has died. She was 94.
New research shows people taking certain blood pressure drugs could be helping their brains as well.
As the season kicks off tonight, new research shows professional football players may be at a higher risk of dying from diseases such as Alzheimer’s and ALS.
When you hear things like stroke, Alzheimer’s and gout, you usually think of those as affecting older people. However, there’s a list of diseases out there that are hitting people younger and younger.
Police have found a woman who wandered away from a personal care home. According to police, 75-year-old Patricia King walked away from the Davis Personal Care Home on 6th Street in Braddock sometime overnight.
He has been making music since he was a very young man. Over the course of six decades, Glen Campbell became a household name regardless of what type of music you like. This weekend, he will be a featured performer at the Grammy’s.
Lots of people are forgetful. Under new guidelines, this kind of absent mindedness might be Alzheimer’s disease.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A family history of Alzheimer’s disease isn’t a guarantee you’ll get it, but it can increase your risk. “They’re very concerned about their risk based on having a family history,” says Carol […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — If you knew you were at high risk for Alzheimer’s disease someday, would it change what you do now? Researchers believe they have found some clues to the future. Will it be […]