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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • First-ever blood test identifies impending Alzheimer's disease

    First-ever blood test identifies impending Alzheimer's disease
    For the first time, a test that detects 10 types of lipids, or fats, circulating in a person's blood has been shown to predict accurately whether he or she will develop the memory loss and mental decline of Alzheimer's disease over the next two to three...
  • Why 'retarded' deserves to be retired

    Why 'retarded' deserves to be retired
    Michael McGough's March 4 blog post, "Is 'retarded' really worse than 'mentally disabled'?" gives the impression that Americans ought to turn back the clock on decades of progress in how they think about -- and treat -- people with disabilities. ...
  • Review: L.A. Phil brings immediacy to Corigliano's Symphony No. 1

    Review: L.A. Phil brings immediacy to Corigliano's Symphony No. 1
    John Corigliano wrote his Symphony No. 1 in 1988 on a grand scale for an extravagant-sized orchestra. It is a multi-colored score containing a patchwork quilt of immense emotions. The composer didn't call it a war symphony, but that is what it is, an...
  • Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more

    Jazz picks: Fred Hersch with Julian Lage, Anthony Wilson and more
    A rundown of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming to L.A. in the coming days. Anthony Wilson's Seasons Quartet at the Broad Stage Consider an all-guitar jazz quartet and it's easy to conjure images of fingers burning up and down fretboards with the...
  • Strict blood pressure control won't stem mental decline, study says

    Strict blood pressure control won't stem mental decline, study says
    Discouraging news for diabetics who are keen to ward off memory problems and keep their brains in peak condition: New research has found that using medication to aggressively drive down blood pressure or improve lipid levels does not do more than standard...
  • Pianist Mike Garson debuts 'Symphonic Suite for Healing'

    Pianist Mike Garson debuts 'Symphonic Suite for Healing'
    Mike Garson obviously takes the piano very seriously, but he can chuckle over some of the contradictory paths that a versatile mastery of the keys has led him down. Maybe the unlikeliest of all is the one he's embarking on Saturday at Segerstrom Concert...
  • No charges in Georgia for man who killed 72-year-old with Alzheimer's

    No charges in Georgia for man who killed 72-year-old with Alzheimer's
    A man in Georgia who shot to death a lost 72-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease will not face charges. "I'm upset," the victim’s widow, Deanne Westbrook, told the Los Angeles Times shortly after Friday's announcement. "But there...
  • Kim Kardashian's $500,000 Vienna ball date reportedly goes awry

    Kim Kardashian's $500,000 Vienna ball date reportedly goes awry
    A half-million bucks for a date night at a fancy party doesn't sound like hard work — but Kim Kardashian's deal to accompany billionaire Richard Lugner to the Vienna Opera Ball in Austria doesn't seem to have played out very well. Lugner, who over...
  • Katy Perry: A baby is born, a video is changed

    Katy Perry: A baby is born, a video is changed
    Katy Perry has big life events going on these days. First came the news that she and John Mayer had split yet again, and now the "Roar" singer is reporting that she helped deliver a baby. "Finally you can add 'helps delivers babies in living rooms' to...
  • Leah Remini says Scientology was 'a lie,' she was a 'hypocrite'

    Leah Remini says Scientology was 'a lie,' she was a 'hypocrite'
    Leah Remini is opening up further about her controversial decision to leave the Church of Scientology, calling herself a "hypocrite" for staying with the organization and saying everything the church taught her was "a lie." The "King of Queens" alum...
  • Square dancing to heal the heart

    Square dancing to heal the heart
    Dan Lawyer was on the dance floor with a woman who wasn't his wife. Betty Lawyer would usually lend her husband out for at least one dance a night. The women outnumber the men by so much at Cowtown Square Dance Center, she had to. But tonight, she was...