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.