Jack Hanna, 74, has been diagnosed with dementia thought to be Alzheimer’s

Good Morning America’s animal expert Jack Hanna, 74, has been diagnosed with dementia thought to be Alzheimer’s, his family shares By Heidi Parker For Dailymail.com Published: 19:22 BST, 7 April 2021 | Updated: 19:23 BST, 7 April 2021 The family of respected animal expert Jack Hanna announced that he has been diagnosed with dementia. In … Read more

Tony Bennett steps out in NYC’s Central Park out on Easter … amid ongoing battle with Alzheimer’s

Tony Bennett steps out in NYC’s Central Park out on Easter … amid ongoing battle with Alzheimer’s By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 23:45 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 23:45 BST, 4 April 2021 Tony Bennett was snapped enjoying his Easter Sunday with a walk in New York City‘s famed Central Park. The famed singer, 94, … Read more

Tony Bennett, 94, pictured with wife Susan Crow, 54, a month after revealing Alzheimer’s diagnosis

EXCLUSIVE: Tony Bennett, 94, is pictured with wife Susan Crow, 54, in Central Park a month after revealing his years-long battle with Alzheimer’s disease Bennett’s outing on Tuesday comes nearly two months after the star announced that he has been battling  Alzheimer’s disease since 2016  Tony began showing real signs of decline two years later, in … Read more

Alzheimer’s disease could one day be identified YEARS before symptoms appear

Alzheimer’s disease could soon be identified YEARS before symptoms appear after scientists discover previously unseen blood biomarkers Tiny biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease are present in the blood of sufferers  A new nanotechnology technique is able to detect these in the blood  The method could allow for future tests to be developed which could allow for … Read more

Alzheimer’s Disease: Hopes as treatment extends lifespan of flies by 8.8%

A genetic treatment has been developed that leads to fruit flies living as much as nine per cent longer. Two therapies were created which each target a protein and they both were found to stave off signs of Alzheimer’s as well as elongating healthy lifespan. While the findings raise the possibility of replicating the treatments … Read more

Alzheimer’s Disease: Hopes as treatment extends lifespan of flies up to 8.8%

A genetic treatment has been discovered that extends the lifespan of fruit flies by as much as nine per cent.  Two different therapies which target different proteins were created and found to also stave off signs of Alzheimer’s.  While the findings raise the possibility of replicating the treatments in humans, such genetic treatments are currently … Read more

Erika Jayne’s, 49, husband Tom Girardi, 81, stripped of law license, revealed he has Alzheimer’s

Tom Girardi, the estranged husband of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Erika Jayne, has been stripped of his license as he faces a mountain of legal battles. The 81-year-old Loyola Law School alum is ‘not eligible to practice law’ according to the State Bar of California as it was officially made effective on Tuesday, … Read more

Coronavirus jab may help fight cancer, chronic pain… and even Alzheimer’s

Joan Wakefield has barely been able to walk for the best part of six months. The 72-year-old from Stockport had a knee replacement in October and has since suffered infections in the scar tissue, causing agonising pain. Then at the beginning of this month she received the first dose of AstraZeneca‘s Covid-19 vaccine. ‘I woke up … Read more

Soldiers exposed to explosions during combat at ‘higher risk’ of Alzheimer’s

Soldiers exposed to explosions during combat face higher risk of Alzheimer’s – even if they do not suffer traumatic brain damage, scientists warn Blasts from explosions can damage connections between neurons and the brain   These small changes can be undetected as there are no obvious initial symptoms But they can lead to neurological issues in later life and … Read more

Soldiers exposed to explosions during combat face ‘higher risk’ of developing Alzheimer’s

Soldiers exposed to explosions during combat face higher risk of Alzheimer’s – even if they do not suffer traumatic brain damage, scientists warn Blasts from explosions can damage connections between neurons and the brain   These small changes can be undetected as there are no obvious initial symptoms But they can lead to neurological issues in later life and … Read more