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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Amateur Astronomers Association, 6 p.m. at Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-357-7443. Artist Talk: The Runway Through the Lens, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Stirling Road Branch Library, 3151 Stirling Road. Free. Call 954-...
  • New molecular target is key to enhanced brain plasticity

    Tel Aviv — As Alzheimer's disease progresses, it kills brain cells mainly in the hippocampus and cortex, leading to impairments in "neuroplasticity," the mechanism that affects learning, memory and thinking. Targeting these areas of the brain,...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Alexandre Marie, 6:30 p.m. at Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-357-7443. Constitution Day, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Broward College, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie. Free. Call 954-201-6630. Democratic Women's Club,...
  • Avanir's drug reduces Alzheimer's related agitation in trial

    (Reuters) - Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc said its drug was more effective in reducing agitation associated with Alzheimer's, compared with a placebo, sending the company's shares up 55 percent to an over eight-year high. The company said based on the mid-...
  • Check out wellness events to stay healthy

    Upcoming Hearing screenings: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept.22; Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake & Sumter Counties, 220 S. 9th St, Leesburg. Appointment needed. 352-323-0757 or rosanne@deafandhearing.org. Health/wellness Al-Anon: 12-step group open to...
  • REVIEWS: 'Isaac's Eye' ★★½ and 'Death Tax' ★★

    REVIEWS: 'Isaac's Eye' ★★½ and 'Death Tax' ★★
    This past weekend, two works by the same author opened at two leading Chicago-area theater companies, Writers Theatre in Glencoe and Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago. This would not be so unusual if the playwright was William Shakespeare or David Mamet,...
  • For ailing veterans, endless government delays

    For ailing veterans, endless government delays
    Wayne Scott, a World War II Navy veteran and Culver City schoolteacher, began falling apart after his wife died. First it was meningitis and then Parkinson's and dementia. His daughter, Kim Richards, kept hoping she would be notified that a bed was...
  • TIFF 2014: Five lessons from this year's festival

    TIFF 2014: Five lessons from this year's festival
    As the final screenings are taken in, coffee cups are discarded and press and industry badges are regretfully removed, the chatter can begin—OK, continue—over what rose, sunk and treaded water at the Toronto International Film Festival this...
  • Toronto Film Festival: 'Imitation Game' wins people's choice award

    “The Imitation Game” has won the Grolsch People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, cementing its status as an Oscar-season front runner. Morten Tyldum’s WWII-era drama stars Benedict Cumberbatch as eccentric...
  • Alzheimer's event in Hampton offers education, support to caregivers

    Everybody has something to contribute. The story is never over. Those are among the messages that presenters will bring to caregivers in two full-day conferences Sept. 17 and 18, sponsored by the Southeastern Virginia chapter of the Alzheimer's...
  • NFL says a quarter of players will end up with brain problems

    NFL says a quarter of players will end up with brain problems
    About one in four National Football League players are likely to end up suffering dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease or other cognitive impairments during their lifetime, according to a report filed in court by the league's lawyers. The...