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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Los Angeles Clippers would lose players, sponsors if Sterling stays -CEO

    By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES, July 23 (Reuters) - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's bid to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA team in a probate trial entered its final stretch on Wednesday when his attorneys sought to prove his estranged...
  • REVIEW: "A Small Fire" at Steep Theatre ★★½

    REVIEW: "A Small Fire" at Steep Theatre ★★½
    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...
  • Novartis to test Alzheimer's drugs in patients without symptoms

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis said it would test two experimental Alzheimer's drugs on people with a genetic risk of developing dementia, aiming to gauge whether the treatments can prevent or delay symptoms of the memory-robbing disease. In collaboration...
  • 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...
  • Shorter sleep may speed brain aging

    Shorter sleep may speed brain aging
    With less sleep, normal aging-related structural changes in the brain progress slightly faster in middle-aged and older people, according to a new brain imaging study. Sleep troubles are more common with age, and shrinkage of certain brain structures...
  • 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: •...
  • Consumer Reports: How to live well into your 80s and beyond

    Sixty years ago, an American who made it to 65 could expect to live an additional 14 years. Today, Consumer Reports notes, it's 19 years. So how do we grow older healthfully so that we can actually enjoy those extra years? No matter whether you've just...
  • '24′ Finale Doesn't Pull Its Punches (SPOILERS)

    Jack Bauer was birthed in the shadow of terrorism, but in this latest revival -- titled "24: Live Another Day" -- he wound up re-fighting the Cold War. Although I was initially cool to the idea of dragging the character out of retirement - even in a...
  • Ex-players know NFL concussion deal will prompt hard choices

    Somewhere in the 163-page National Football League concussion settlement there is presumably help for Matt Blair, the former Minnesota Vikings All-Pro linebacker who is now 63 and has increasing memory problems. Blair said he played through two...