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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Paul Patterson dies at 70; Caltech neuroscientist

    Paul Patterson dies at 70; Caltech neuroscientist
    For decades, epidemiologists have recognized that the highest rates of schizophrenia occur in children born in the winter and spring, about nine months after flu season. This pattern led researchers to examine the role that viral infections might play...
  • Chicagoland Speedway honors Fred Lorenzen

     Chicagoland Speedway honors Fred Lorenzen
    Until Fred Lorenzen came along, NASCAR was strictly Southern. By the mid-1960s, the Elmhurst native's outsized impact as the first Northern champ helped propel the stock car series from a regional sport to national prominence. On Saturday, Lorenzen,...
  • 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...
  • Casey Kasem's body still not buried a month after his death

    A month after Casey Kasem's death, the radio and voiceover icon's body remains in a mortuary in Tacoma, Wash., a rep for daughter Kerri Kasem confirmed Wednesday.  Casey Kasem died June 15 after a months-long battle over access to him and control of his...
  • Casey Kasem still not buried one month after death

    Casey Kasem still not buried one month after death
    Radio legend Casey Kasem died one month ago Tuesday, but his remains have not yet been buried, a rep for daughter Kerri Kasem told TheWrap. The rep, Danny Deraney, added that there is no family dispute ongoing: “Kerri gave the body back to Jean the...
  • Conflicts of interest pervasive on California stem cell board

    There's no good time for a public agency to be embroiled in a conflict-of-interest scandal, but this is an especially delicate time for California's stem cell agency. The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, as the program is known formally,...
  • Md. health agency cutting back on facilities it inspects

    Md. health agency cutting back on facilities it inspects
    The Maryland health agency responsible for overseeing medical facilities, including the group home where a disabled foster child died this month, is moving to reduce the number of facilities it inspects across the state — even as it acknowledges...
  • Esther F. Dubin, nurse

    Esther F. Dubin, nurse
    Esther F. Dubin, a retired coronary care nurse whose career spanned more than four decades, died Sunday of Alzheimer's disease at her Mount Washington home. She was 69. The daughter of Charles Farber, an Internal Revenue Service agent, and Jessie...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rita Holloman Receives Nursing Scholarship

    Rita Holloman, a resident of Meriden and a 14 year employee at Water's Edge Center for Health & Rehabilitation, was honored at the CT Association of Health Care Facilities (CAHCF) Annual Meeting at Mystic Seaport on July 10. Holloman, an LPN, was...
  • Ben Franklin funds technology startups

    Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has approved $600,000 in loans and grants for 10 companies and manufacturers, the organization announced Monday. Seven recipients awarded loans are based in the Lehigh Valley: •...
  • Letters: At least we finally have an NBA decision

    I am so happy that the wait is finally over. We were all wondering if he would take the bigger stage or decide to stay home. Thank you, Jordan Farmar, for deciding to stay in Los Angeles. Richard Katz Los Angeles :: It should come as no surprise...