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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • US appeals court upholds delay in Alzheimer's drug swap

    A federal appeals court has rejected a drug manufacturer's appeal and affirmed a judge's order that Actavis PLC keep distributing its widely used Alzheimer's medication until after its patent expires this summer. New York Attorney General Eric...
  • Alzheimer's researcher calls for more volunteers in studies

     Alzheimer's researcher calls for more volunteers in studies
    The war on Alzheimer's disease has yet to make giant strides, but there have been significant steps. One of the leaders in that quest is Mary Sano, a neuropsychologist and the director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the Icahn School of...
  • WHO warns: Careful with names of diseases

    Fresh from stumbling to victory over Ebola in Africa, the World Health Organization has set its sights on a new adversary: disease ... names. Yes, the names. Those who name emerging diseases — scientists, national authorities, even news media...
  • Tom Valeo, a longtime Chicago-area journalist, dies at 65

    Tom Valeo, a longtime Chicago-area journalist, dies at 65
    Tom Valeo was a longtime Chicago-area journalist who was the theater critic for the suburban Daily Herald and later freelanced for the Chicago Tribune before moving to Florida and becoming an expert on science writing. "Tom was the most analytical...
  • Orland Park police crisis team helps mentally ill

    Orland Park police crisis team helps mentally ill
    Listening to a voice talking to him through headphones, Sgt. Troy Siewert tried to write down the words to the Star Spangled Banner on a piece of paper. "It's a song we all grew up with, words that we all know," Siewert said. "No big deal, right? But...
  • Park District's senior games set to debut

    A month-long series of competitive events will kick off in Naperville next week, but young people can't play. The Naperville Park District's inaugural Senior Games, open to everyone age 50 or older, will begin May 27. The collection of contests is...
  • CVS to spend $10.4 B in cash on drug distributor Omnicare

    CVS to spend $10.4 B in cash on drug distributor Omnicare
    CVS Health will pay more than $10 billion for pharmaceutical distributor Omnicare in a deal primed to feed its fast-growing specialty drug business and tap a lucrative and growing market: care for the elderly. The acquisition announced Thursday will...
  • Study suggests depression is precursor to Parkinson's disease

    People with depression are at significantly greater risk for Parkinson's disease than the general population, and those with severe depression are especially vulnerable, according to an article published online this week by Neurology, the journal of the...
  • $6M in upgrades at fitness/rehab center

    The Memorial Hospital West Fitness & Rehabilitation Center in Pembroke Pines recently unveiled $6 million in renovations, including a pediatric gym, sensory room and upgraded adult therapy equipment. "We're uniquely qualified and equipped to provide...
  • Review: 'Ross Macdonald: Four Novels of the 1950s'

    Review: 'Ross Macdonald: Four Novels of the 1950s'
    She was waiting for me when I returned from the Starbucks on the corner. "I'm Nina Carmichael. You must be Mr. Wilson." "John." We shook hands, and I opened the outer door. We went through the waiting room and into my office. She was in her 20s...
  • Movie review: 'The Farewell Party' lets the Israeli elderly make their exit in style

    Steve Allen's famous equation, "Tragedy plus time equals comedy" is seriously stretched in "The Farewell Party," a darker-than-dark Israeli comedy about old people seeking "death with dignity." The deaths are sad, gripping affairs, the terminally ill and...