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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Physicist's Nobel Prize sells for $765,002 in online auction

    A 1988 Nobel Prize put up for auction by a retired experimental physicist now facing memory loss and potential medical bills has sold for $765,002. The online auction went into overtime Thursday evening until a final bid went unchallenged for half an...
  • Missing 73-year-old woman with dementia reunited with family

    Missing 73-year-old woman with dementia reunited with family
    Chicago police said Friday a 73-year-old missing woman who has dementia is safely back with her family. Gay Sven had last been seen around 7 p.m. on Thursday when she left the 3400 block of North Lake Shore Drive, according to a statement from the...
  • US appeals court: Alzheimer's drug swap is anti-competitive

    A federal appeals court has ruled that drug manufacturer Actavis PLC's attempted switch of patented Alzheimer's medication, which halted distribution of the old drug before its patent expires this summer, violates U.S. antitrust law. The decision...
  • APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges

    Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her prosecuted. A charge evaluation sheet released by the Los Angeles County...
  • Marty Sheets dies at 62; Special Olympian was a model of determination

    Marty Sheets dies at 62; Special Olympian was a model of determination
    When Marty Sheets, who was born with Down syndrome, was about 4, a doctor told his parents that he was so disabled he would never even learn to tie his own shoes. Back home, Sheets learned how to do it that same day. "He was a gentle person," said his...
  • Cancer charity scam a reminder to donate cautiously

    Americans are generous, donating a fortune annually to charitable causes. There always are people who will take advantage of that generosity, and the massive cancer charity scam alleged last week is a reminder to donate cautiously. Authorities said...
  • Former Senate Commerce staffer indicted for defrauding vulnerable women

    WASHINGTON Known as a fixture on Capitol Hill until his January 2010 retirement, longtime Senate staffer Robert Lee Foster is now making headlines for his alleged involvement in a scheme to defraud vulnerable women for approximately $500,000. A...
  • Church responsible for safety of Pius student

    The Diocese of Allentown is, indeed, responsible for ensuring the housing situation for Pius X foreign students is safe. Our level of responsibility and accountability increases when a child or adult is vulnerable. Just as we are bound to be more...
  • John B. Shock Jr.

    John B. Shock Jr.
    John B. Shock Jr., who as a deputy superintendent for Baltimore County public schools implemented the system's zero-tolerance alcohol and drug policy for students in the 1970s, died May 14 of complications from dementia at Brightview Assisted Living in...
  • New Haven Hosts 3-Day Film Fest

    New Haven Hosts 3-Day Film Fest
    NHdocs, the second annual New Haven Documentary Film Festival, will be held Friday to Sunday, June 5 to 7, at the Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St., and at the New Haven Free Public Library, 133 Elm St. Admission is free to all, but attendees at "A...
  • Germany shelves investigation of man in wartime massacre

    German prosecutors say they've shelved their investigation of a 93-year-old former SS officer suspected of being part of a wartime massacre of civilians in Italy because he's no longer fit to stand trial. Hamburg prosecutors said Thursday that there...