A woman, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, looks at an old picture of herself on March 18, 2011 in a retirement house in Angervilliers, eastern France. PHOTO / SEBASTIEN BOZON (Photo credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Alzheimer's disease spreads like an infection in the brain. That's according to a new study by the Columbia University Medical Center.
Researchers found that mice with an abnormal protein linked to the disease travels along the brain jumping from neuron to neuron. The hope is researchers will able to develop treatments to slow or stop the progression of the disease.
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It appears more and more young people may be sleepy at the wheel. A new study ties a lack of sleep to a significantly higher risk for crashes among young drivers.
Sunbathers this summer will find new sunscreen labels that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use.
If you're hoping to get a jump start on your tan this summer, the Food and Drug Administration has a warning for you.