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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • Buildings are going purple for Alzheimer's awareness

    Buildings are going purple for Alzheimer's awareness
    Well-known Costa Mesa and Newport Beach sites are being given a touch of purple this week in support of Alzheimer's disease awareness. The Alzheimer's Assn.'s GO Purple OC campaign, which runs through Sept. 21, will touch landmarks throughout Orange...
  • Shouldn't you encourage children not to play football?

    It is well-established that smokers face a hugely increased chance that they will one day suffer from lung cancer. Some things just aren’t good for you. In a recent Tribune story, the NFL was reported in agreement with a study concluding that...
  • NFL is badly tarnished, but money keeps rolling in

    As we digest the news about recent domestic violence cases involving NFL players, let's consider the backdrop. In the National Football League, these are indeed the best of times and the worst of times. The game has never been more popular or more...
  • Charity event will benefit Alzheimer's group

    The Big Dog Saloon, 4060 N. County Road 19A in Mount Dora, will have a fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer's Association form 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 4. Activities will include silent and Chinese auctions, 50-50 drawing, mystery Beanie Babies sale and more....
  • For Roche CEO, celebrating failure is key to success

    LONDON (Reuters) - Roche Chief Executive Severin Schwan likes to crack open the champagne with his drug research teams at the end of a big project - especially when they fail. As the boss of one of the world's most successful pharmaceutical companies,...
  • Retirement: senior money moments

    Four years ago, employees in the legal department of Wells Fargo Advisors fielded an average of 30 reports a month from advisers in branch offices who were concerned about elderly clients. Today, reports about clients potentially being victimized by...
  • Fitness Files: Feeling hopeful after seeing help for Alzheimer's sufferers

    I left my conversation with Lynn feeling melancholy. Had trouble sleeping that night. My neighbor of 40 years had caught me in the alley, walking the Chihuahuas. "Phillip's fighting the caregivers, saying every foul word he knows," Lynn said. "He...
  • 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-...
  • AstraZeneca gets up to $500 million from Lilly for Alzheimer's drug

    LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca has signed a partnership deal with U.S. rival Eli Lilly that could earn the British company up to $500 million if a promising – but risky – experimental Alzheimer's drug proves successful. AstraZeneca said in...
  • NY attorney general sues Actavis and Forest Labs over Alzheimer's drug

    (Reuters) - The attorney general of New York filed a lawsuit against Actavis Plc and its subsidiary to stop the companies from discontinuing its Alzheimer's drug, alleging that they were trying to maintain a monopoly position illegally. Eric...
  • Toronto Film Festival closes with a whimper

    Toronto Film Festival closes with a whimper
    Say, did you catch Cumberbatch? What about Downey and Duvall? Or Dano? Don't forget Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones. Or Reese unwashed — that was wild. Could Winslet get any earthier? Who knew Wiig would find another level of crazy? Can Bill...