Disturbing news was released Wednesday about women and Alzheimer’s disease. The new report shows women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s in their lifetime as they are breast cancer.
Those who study aging say we should prepare for a big increase in those who suffer from dementia. With older people living longer it could be a burden on caregivers.
Could studying Down syndrome help unlock the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers are now investigating why people with Down syndrome are at a high risk for Alzheimer’s.
We all like fancy and high tech when it comes to medical testing, but researchers have found a simpler way to hone in towards a diagnosis of early Alzheimer’s. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains, all it takes is a spoonful of peanut butter and a ruler.