Minnesota’s last survivor of the infamous shark attacks after the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis has died. Erwin Hensch, 93, of Burnsville, died on October 15th in Crosby, Minnesota from complications with Alzheimer’s diseases.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic say they’ve stumbled upon what appears to be an occupational hazard for school teachers. They found that teachers are more likely to have progressive speech and language disorders. The neurologist who led the study found teachers were about three-and-a-half times more likely to a develop speech and language disorder than Alzheimer’s disease.
You may not know his name, but you’ve almost certainly played his game. Charles “Chuck” Foley, the Minnesota man who invented Twister, passed away on July 1. He was 82 years old.
A Circle Pines environmental activist says she’ll seek the Democratic endorsement to run for Congress in Minnesota’s 6th District.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester are determining whether a blood test could offer early detection for Alzheimer’s Disease. The Mayo analyzed samples of plasma and brain fluids from 45 patients.
A drug used to treat cancer may someday offer hope for patients living with Alzheimer’s disease.
The number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple in the next few decades.
A 73-year-old man with Alzheimer’s went missing when he left his home in Bloomington. Now, police are seeking assistance in locating him.
Authorities say an 85-year-old man with Alzheimer’s Disease who went missing Wednesday has been found safe.
An 85-year-old man with Alzheimer’s is missing after he left his house early Wednesday morning and did not return. Now, Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in locating him.
Darryl Phillip Ekstrom, 67, was last seen at around 4 p.m. Tuesday riding a white bicycle near his residence. Police responded to the 6000 block of Medicine Lake Road at about 9 p.m. on a report that he was missing.
A new treatment is showing promise in stopping the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Nine college students are biking across the country in an effort to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer’s research and support.
Fargo native and pop music icon Bobby Vee has gone public with his battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Seventy years of marriage: the headline sells itself. One Minneapolis couple who today celebrated this milestone now share their secret to defeating the odds.