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Julianne Moore: ‘Still Alice’ Star Walks Red Carpet With Family

Julianne Moore: ‘Still Alice’ Star Walks Red Carpet With Family

By Kimberly Ripley January 21, 2015

Julianne Moore, star of the newly released film Still Alice, walked the red carpet at an event in her honor at the Museum of the Moving Image, flanked by her husband and children. Moore plays a professor in the new …

Glen Campbell’s Wife Defends Long-Term Care Decision

Glen Campbell’s wife of 32 years, Kim Campbell, had to make a really tough decision recently. That was to put her husband, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, into a long term care facility after caring for him since his diagnosis …

Glen Campbell's Wife, Kim, Defends Her Decision

Glen Campbell’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease has become even more debilitating over the past six months. According to the Associated Press, the famed ”Rhinestone Cowboy” singer, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease back in 2011, now requires full-time professional care for his ailment. Back in …

Glen Campbell Will Never Perform Again

Kim Woolen, Glen Campbell’s wife, has revealed some shocking news about her husband. During a recent interview with PEOPLE, Kim explained that Glen will more than likely never be able to perform again. “He can’t even tune a guitar now. …

Glen Campbell Moved To Alzheimer’s Facility

Glen Campbell, music legend and country singer, was moved to an Alzheimer’s facility last week, according to reports. The 77-year-old singer was diagnosed with the disease about three years ago. After the diagnosis, Campbell was still able to release an …

Alzheimer’s May Be Predicted by Brain Plaques

According to a new study conducted by Duke Medicine, brain scans using radioactive dye may help to predict an impending development of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as future cognitive decline in otherwise healthy adults. In an article published in the …

Alzheimer’s Disease: Just How Vulnerable Are You?

Americans are absolutely terrified of Alzheimer’s disease. A survey revealed it to be the illness that when surveyed, most Americans were afraid of developing. This disease is scarier than diabetes, heart disease, or even cancer. Why is Alzheimer’s so feared? …

Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood Test Foretells Illness Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood Test Foretells Illness

Medical researchers have designed an experimental blood test that can predict Alzheimer’s disease before it fully develops. The disease was detected through plasma phospholipids, which researchers said was more convenient in comparison to costly methods like spinal taps or PET scans. “They …

Alzheimer’s Disease Could be Detected by Blood Test Alzheimer’s Disease Could be Detected by Blood Test

Globally, 44 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, with 4.7 million of those living here in the United States. By 2050, that number will increase to nearly 14 million in the US and 115 million worldwide, according to the World …

Ben Affleck and Seth Rogen Visit D.C.

Actor Ben Affleck took a trip to Washington, D.C. to discuss the Democratic Republic of Congo. Affleck spoke before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on behalf of the region. The Argo actor and director was accompanied by Russell Feingold, the …

Diabetes, Alzheimer’s Research May Yield Cures

A new research project valued at roughly $230 million may yield the answers for curing Alzheimer’s, diabetes, lupus, and arthritis. Eight of the largest U.S. pharmaceutical companies are collaborating on the project with the National Institute of Health and the …

Blood Vessels a Target For Alzheimer's Treatment

Researchers this week revealed new research showing that blood vessels in the brain may be associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The new study has shown that specific brain blood vessel cells could prove useful for the diagnoses and/or treatment of the …

New Study: Our Brains Need Sleep To Clean Themselves

NPR reports that a new study from University of Rochester researchers may explain not only why we so desperately need sleep, but also the role sleep plays in preventing Alzheimer’s disease. A study of mouse brains that were asleep showed …

Discovery of New Mutations in Gene Could Help.

A research team from the Massachusetts General Hospital have discovered two gene mutations that could cause late onset Alzheimer’s disease in humans. The good news, according to the researchers, this can help in the prevention and treatment of the disease. …

Scientists: Protein RbAp48 could Help Memory

A report posted last week via Healthday News on WebMD should sound reassuring to all the baby boomers out there (and everyone else, for that matter): age-related memory loss has been linked to a single protein, and replenishing that protein …

Copper May Play Role in Alzheimer’s Disease

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is causing debate among scientists on the connections between copper intake in the diet and Alzheimer’s Disease. The study, conducted on mice, showed that a large amount of …

Breastfeeding Linked to Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

Though there are many medical reasons why breastfeeding is widely recommended, researchers at the University of Cambridge have made an unlikely connection through a new study. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, found that breastfeeding could be …