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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • Bail set as elderly former Nazi guard falls ill in Pennsylvania

    (Reuters) - A former Nazi concentration camp guard died hours before a judge on Wednesday ordered his extradition to Germany, where he faced charges of aiding and abetting the deaths of 216,000 Jews. Johann Breyer, 89, who served during World War Two...
  • Sterling, Ballmer discuss possible Clippers deal: source

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Clippers could face an exodus of players, sponsors, fans and their coach if embattled owner Donald Sterling is still associated with the team, Richard Parsons, the franchise's interim chief executive, said on...
  • Actor James Garner of 'The Rockford Files' dead at 86

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on "“Maverick" and as an ex-con turned private eye on "“The Rockford Files," has died at age 86, Los Angeles police confirmed...
  • Drama about failing senses must yet retain some feeling

    Drama about failing senses must yet retain some feeling
    Adam Bock's "A Small Fire," a melancholy off-Broadway drama from 2011 now in its first Chicago production at Steep Theatre, is only about 80 minutes long. But the changes it charts in its central character, a middle-aged woman named Emily Bridges, are...
  • Sense of smell fades with age

    PHILADELPHIA Food can be one of those unexpected flash points of late life. Grandma may say she's never hungry or that the only things that taste good are salty foods such as French fries. Grandpa may lose control over his sweet tooth, living on...
  • 'Hoarders' inspires spring cleaning in the summer

    'Hoarders' inspires spring cleaning in the summer
    I was flipping the TV channels on Bright House last week and came across Hoarders. Every time I watch this show, I get inspired -- or maybe a better word is compelled -- to see what needs throwing out or donating. Usually that very minute. And even...
  • Healthy living may slow early dementia: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A program that emphasizes healthy eating, brain and social engagement, physical activity and heart health may slow dementia among people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, says a new preliminary report from Sweden. The findings...
  • Roche Alzheimer's drug fails main goals in mid-stage study

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche said its experimental Alzheimer's drug failed to meet its main goals in a mid-stage study, a result likely to bolster the belief that drugs need to be given in earlier stages of the disease to slow patients' decline. The Swiss...
  • Among the lost: Eager adventurers, renowned researchers, three young siblings

    WASHINGTON A family of four headed to a reunion in the Philippines. A graduate student on summer break with her boyfriend. Two soccer fans following a beloved team to New Zealand. The 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Thursday...
  • Man sentenced for neglecting elderly mother

    Man sentenced for neglecting elderly mother
    A former New Lenox resident was sentenced Thursday to 4˝ years in prison for neglecting his elderly ailing mother. Mark Kuech, 51, now a Joliet resident, pleaded guilty in April to criminal abuse or neglect of an elderly person for leaving his 79-year-...