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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Six Nursing Homes Fined Following Verbal Abuse, Lapses In Care

    Six nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with cases of verbal abuse, a resident who was given morphine by mistake and a resident who broke a bone after jumping out of a window. On Aug. 12, Abbott Terrace...
  • Williamsburg receives federal grant for dementia care

    Williamsburg receives federal grant for dementia care
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday a federal grant to strengthen and expand services for Virginians experiencing dementia. The following is excerpted from the state's news release: The $441,131, three-year grant from the federal Administration...
  • Would you let your child play football?

    I am no longer a fan of the sport of football — whether it be on the high school, college or professional level. As a physician I can no longer cheer for a sport that destroys minds and bodies. Many players of the National Football League will...
  • Nobel discovery opens window onto Alzheimer's disease

    LONDON (Reuters) - The discovery of cells in the brain that act as the body's internal global positioning system, which won three scientists the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday, opens an intriguing new window onto dementia. Since these spatial cells...
  • Nobel Prize for medicine goes to discoverers of brain’s 'inner GPS'

    STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - British-American John O'Keefe and Norwegians May-Britt and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine for discovering the brain's navigation system and giving clues as to how strokes and Alzheimer's disrupt it. The...
  • Nobel Prize for medicine goes to discoverers of brain's inner GPS system

    Nobel Prize for medicine goes to discoverers of brain's inner GPS system
    American-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegians May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine for discovering the brain's "inner GPS" that makes it possible to orient ourselves in space and help understand diseases like...
  • Gross says he will beat competitors in new role at Janus: InvestmentNews

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Gross, who recently left Pimco where he managed the world's largest bond fund, said in no uncertain terms that he expects to be a winner in running a relatively small fund in his new role at Janus Capital Group , and expects to...
  • Descubrimiento de premio Nobel abre ventana para enfermedad de Alzheimer

    LONDRES (Reuters) - El descubrimiento de células en el cerebro que actúan como un sistema de posicionamiento, con el que tres científicos ganaron el lunes el premio Nobel de medicina, abre una intrigante nueva ventana sobre la demencia. Debido a que...
  • Jovan Belcher's brain showed signs of CTE, according to post-mortem exam

    A post-mortem analysis of Jovan Belcher's brain revealed a key signature of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, concluding that the 25-year-old football player was likely suffering from the degenerative neurological condition. The news, first reported by...
  • Well, this isn't good

    The Atlantic article by Zeke Emanuel, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's older brother, Why I Hope to Die at 75   has been chewed over quite a bit. This passage, however, caught my eye and depressed me: Numerous recent trials of drugs that were supposed to stall...
  • Asian Filmmaker of the Year Ann Hui: A Critical Appreciation

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ann Hui first came to international prominence in the early '80s with "Boat People," an intensely harrowing drama about the horrors of life under communism in post-liberation Vietnam. Screened as a surprise entry at the 1983...