Frontotemporal dementia changes the brain, but research is untangling its genetic causes.

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While her current condition is unknown, the Star Trek actress is in the middle of a years-long battle concerning her health, well-being, and management of her financial affairs.

The first Alzheimer's drug approved in nearly 20 years could be a game-changer for Black patients, who are more likely to have an Alzheimer's diagnosis than their white counterparts.

Lawyers representing Black NFL players called out the organization over a process rooted in systemic racism. 


The real-life character of Brian's Song has been diagnosed with dementia. Studies show that 30 percent of NFL players will end up developing Alzheimer's disease or dementia across their lifetime.

Virginia Edmonds Case Type: Endangered Date of Birth: January 1, 1940 Missing Date: June 28, 2013 Age Now: 74 Missing City: Kenbridge Missing State: Virginia Gender: Female Race: Black Complexion: Medium Hair Color: Black Hair Length: Medium Eye Color: Brown Wear Glasses or Contacts: No Location Last Seen: Edmonds disappeared after she left the house […]

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are countless complications that can occur when you have type 2 diabetes. Just some of the many conditions include: Heart disease Stroke High blood pressure Eye problems, including blindness Foot complications HHNS Bacterial infections Now, a new study published in the journal Radiology suggests that it may actually […]

Joe Perry, former 49ers fullback and one of the first African-American stars of the National Football League, passed away on Monday from complications of dementia. New York Times reports: Perry, who lived in Chandler, Ariz., had been receiving financial assistance under a National Football League benefits plan aiding former players with dementia, his wife said, […]