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Taryn Ryder Writer, Yahoo Celebrity Aug 14, 2014 After days of intense speculation about Robin Williams’s private struggles in the wake of his suicide, his widow, Susan Schneider, on Thursday made a stunning revelation: the comic had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. “Robin spent so much of his life helping others. Whether he was …Read More
Like many diseases, Alzheimer’s disease is best treated when diagnosed at an early stage. Currently, only about 40 percent of patients are diagnosed early. I have observed that it is common for families to avoid seeking medical evaluation because of the stigma attached to Alzheimer’s disease. Studies show that without treatment, patients typically live four …Read More
Caregivers urged to take precautions after elderly woman killed on Highway 400 in the Toronto area CBC News Posted: Aug 08, 2014 9:38 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 08, 2014 9:38 AM ET About 200,000 people in Ontario are living with dementia, more than half of whom will go missing at some point according to …Read More
HARTFORD >> Researching a new drug compound on mice, Yale School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s on learning and memory, the school announced Tuesday. Yale School of Medicine psychiatry professor Paul Lombroso and others studied thousands of molecules, which could become drugs, in search of one or more that …Read More
NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — If Rose Potts wanted to do something, her four daughters would make it happen. The former NorthSewickleyTownship resident wanted to go to France, so she and her youngest, Erin Sherer, made the trip in the summer of 2005. She liked to sit outside, so her second-eldest, Jamie Perza, would sit with …Read More