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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Single neuron hub orchestrates activity of an entire brain circuit

    Single neuron hub orchestrates activity of an entire brain circuit
    Tel Aviv — The idea of mapping the brain is not new. Researchers have known for years that the key to treating, curing, and even preventing brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury, is to understand how the...
  • Online Alzheimer's tests unscientific and inaccurate

    Online Alzheimer's tests unscientific and inaccurate
    There are memory tests all over the Internet, but they're notoriously poor at evaluating your memory and mental skills. If you're genuinely concerned memory lapses and fear they might point to Alzheimer's disease, talk to a professional. "If people...
  • Hilary Swank to Mentor Up-and-Comers at Hamptons Intl. Film Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Actors will take center stage at the 22nd annual Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, running Oct. 9-13 in East Hampton, N.Y. Many high-profile films will unspool and several thesps are set to attend, along with several members of...
  • Best Bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 3-7

    Best Bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 3-7
    Fun things to do in and around the south suburbs from Oct. 3-8. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. Program with journalist Barry Petersen Senior...
  • Radiologists use MRIs to find biomarker for Alzheimer's disease

    A brain imaging technique that uses no radiation and no contrast agent appears to detect the earliest signs of impending cognitive decline in the elderly, a new study says.  Paired with an assessment that looks for other warning signs, researchers said...
  • Cops: South Side man with Alzheimer's disease missing

    Cops: South Side man with Alzheimer's disease missing
    Police are asking for the public's help finding a 75-year-old man who has Alzheimer's disease and went missing Monday from the city's Ida B. Wells/Darrow Homes neighborhood. Jack Stone was last seen on the 500 block of East Pershing Road. He was wearing...
  • 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...