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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Retail Therapy: Clothe the kids in bargains

    Bargain babes: Save up to 90% on new and gently used infant, toddler and children's clothing, gear, toys and more at the So Cal 4 Kids Consignment Sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Sun and...
  • Power of NFL owners' puppet Roger Goodell is exposed as myth

    The easy thing to forget in this latest National Football League fiasco, the thing the NFL is counting on us to forget, is that Roger Goodell is only playing the part of Big Boss. Goodell is the chief executive of a multibillion-dollar enterprise, and...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Too Many Gems, No Sole Standout

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SCOTT FOUNDAS: As this year's Toronto Film Festival hits its midpoint, the headlines are that sales have been slow and that Oscar prognosticators are still looking for The One -- that mythical, anointed cinematic being that...
  • Drugs used for anxiety, sleep are linked to Alzheimer's disease in older people

    Drugs used for anxiety, sleep are linked to Alzheimer's disease in older people
    Older people who have relied on a class of drugs called benzodiazepines to reduce anxiety or induce sleep are at higher risk of going on to develop Alzheimer's disease, new research finds, with those whose use of the medications is most intensive almost...
  • A personal stake in the Alzheimer's Act

    As the U.S. Senate returns to session, they must consider and pass Senate Bill 2192 Alzheimer’s Accountability Act. This Act would fund National Institutes of Health scientists' research to discover methods to treat, cure and prevent this disease. ...
  • Alzheimer's linked to sleeping pill use

    Alzheimer's linked to sleeping pill use
    New research studies in France and Canada, published in British Medical Journal, point to a link between long-term use of certain sleeping pills, anxiety meds in older people and the development of Alzheimer's. Read the story in Britain's Daily Telegraph:...
  • Chess whiz, 22, dominates world-class field, cements St. Louis as 'capital'

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. It was touted as the strongest chess tournament ever, featuring six of the world's top 10 players and a purse of $315,000. And to say that Fabiano Caruana, 22, won the second-annual Sinquefield Cup would be an understatement. Caruana...
  • Dementia patients continue to get medications with little, no benefit

    Dementia patients continue to get medications with little, no benefit
    More than half of nursing home patients who suffer severe dementia and are likely to die within a year or two are administered medications that offer little to no benefit and may cause pointless discomfort, a new study finds. The latest research,...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY' on HBO

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download (updated Sept. 9, 12:45 p.m.) TV listings for the week of Sept. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Running...
  • TV This Week Sept. 7 - 13: 'Boardwalk Empire' on HBO

    TV This Week Sept. 7 - 13: 'Boardwalk Empire' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download (updated Sept. 9, 12:45 p.m.) TV listings for the week of Sept. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Once upon...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Still Alice'

    When the movies deal with Alzheimer's, they nearly always approach it from the vantage of the family members who are painfully forgotten as loved ones lose their memories. Julianne Moore guides us through the tragic arc of how it must feel to disappear...