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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • 'Still Alice': Moore, Stewart elevate Alzheimer's drama, reviews say

    Another round of strong reviews should keep momentum going for "Still Alice" star Julianne Moore, who has emerged as an Oscar front-runner for her lead performance in Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland's drama about a brilliant college professor...
  • Four Nursing Homes Fined, One Following A Resident's Death

    Four Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health following injuries and falls, including one fall that later resulted in a resident's death. Avon Health Center was fined $1,090 because of two incidents. On March 14,...
  • 'Still Alice' powerfully presents a mind falling to Alzheimer's

    Losing your mind is a terrible thing to watch, but the splendid acting in "Still Alice" makes it worth the pain. Scarier than any Elm Street nightmare, a horror film for the rest of us, it succeeds despite itself not because of one strong performance...
  • New Hopkins device allows researchers to observe how cancer spreads

    New Hopkins device allows researchers to observe how cancer spreads
    Thin tendrils extend from the roughly circular cancer cell, breaking through the wall of an artificial blood vessel. The cell then oozes inside the blood vessel before being swept away after about a day by the artificial blood, presumably on its way to...
  • Orlando Senior Home Health Care: Holiday Gifts for Seniors Should be More Than Just a Thought

    Did you ever wonder if your grandmother really liked that gray rock in a box you bought her when you were a kid?  You probably still remember her smile turning into a strangely crooked grin as she opened the box and also found a list of instructions on...
  • A futile search for effective storyline and pacing in 'Archaeology of a Woman'

    A futile search for effective storyline and pacing in 'Archaeology of a Woman'
    When Sharon Greytak's turgid melodrama "Archaeology of a Woman" opens, former small-town newspaper columnist Margaret (Sally Kirkland) realizes she can no longer hide the effects of Alzheimer's, which are taking an increasing toll on her and her...
  • Ruth W. Stocksdale, homemaker

    Ruth W. Stocksdale, homemaker
    Ruth W. Stocksdale, a homemaker who earlier had worked as a secretary, died Monday at Mercy Ridge of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was 89. The daughter of Charles E. Wisner, a machinist, and Elizabeth B. Wisner, a homemaker, Ruth Elizabeth...
  • Luke DeCock: With heavy heart and no time to grieve, Roy Williams goes back to work

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. It was a brutal way to lose, his team not tough enough, its best player missing a potential game-tying shot on the final possession. Roy Williams sat stunned afterward, incredulous even. And yet it shrank in significance from what...
  • 'Dying of the Light': Prosaic, not poetic

    If "Dying of the Light" becomes veteran writer-director Paul Schrader's last film — the "Taxi Driver" screenwriter recently announced he's devoting his energies to Web series — there will always be an asterisk next to it. That's because this...
  • Alice Munro creates a room of her own in story collection

    "Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014" by Alice Munro; Knopf (640 pages, $30) In "Passion" one of the two dozen miracles in "Family Furnishings," which gathers a representative sample of Alice Munro stories from the six new collections...
  • Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies

    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies
    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies and was a national educational examiner in his field, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 26 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 78 and...