Top News: #Alzheimers

Here are the top read news for #alzheimers:

image for chapter navStolen Futures: The High Cost of Alzheimer’s:

Alzheimer’s disease has stolen much of her memory of that former life. Medical bills and the astronomical cost of long-term care have taken most of the rest. And beds like this, those set aside for low-income seniors on Medicaid, are in short supply. Read more



Leaky Blood Vessels in The Brain May Lead to Alzheimer’s:

Researchers appear to have found a new risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease: leaky blood vessels. An MRI study of found those experiencing mild problems with thinking and memory had much leakier blood vessels in the hippocampus. Read more



drugs Dementia ‘linked’ to common over-the-counter drugs:

A study has linked commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever, to dementia. Read more



earlyonset“Still Alice” novelist shines spotlight on early onset Alzheimer’s:

In the U.S., an estimated 200,000 people have early onset Alzheimer’s disease, meaning they developed it before the age of 65. Some are diagnosed in their 40s or 50s with this devastating neurodegenerative disease that destroys a person’s intellectual and cognitive abilities and robs them of their memories. Read more