2009 Articles

05/25/2009 - A couple sets out to an adventurous bike trek from Seattle, WA., down the West Coast to meet and film interviews with people they are calling Children of Young-Onset Dementia.

MRI and PET may be able to help distinguish between Alzheimer's disease and Lewy body dementia patients, reported a Mayo Clinic researcher at the recent American Academy of Neurology meeting.

British celebrities raise the profile of Parkinson's brain research by donating their brains after death to a London brain bank and encouraging others to do the same.

Dementia patients improve physically and mentally in a structured exercise program.

HBO series takes a look at the science and personal impact of Alzheimer's disease.

A protein linked to Lewy body dementia and Parkinson's disease is found to have extraordinary shape-shifting abilities, raising the question of whether one form or the other is likely to be associated with these diseases.

A trip to the hospital for a person with memory loss or dementia can be stressful for both the person and the accompanying caregiver. A new resource is available for families to help ease hospital stays.

Watch the story of journalist Dave Iverson's personal journey to understand the disease that has taken such a toll on his family.