Seth Rogen's Congressional Alzheimer's Testimony Is Goddamn Delightful

Yesterday, Seth Rogen testified before a Senate subcommittee, pleading for more awareness of and support for Alzheimer's research. It was — like most things Rogen does — endearing as hell. But unlike the characters Rogen typically plays, it was also brave, altruistic, and kind of badass. » 2/27/14 10:40am 2/27/14 10:40am

Cosmic Rays Might Be Giving Astronauts Space-Alzheimer's

Here's some bum news for anyone harboring romantic notions about outer space: even if a manned trip to Mars is possible, it'll kind of melt your brain in the process. Researchers examining the effects of radiation on brain degeneration have uncovered what they believe is a link between cosmic rays and accelerated… » 1/01/13 12:00pm 1/01/13 12:00pm

Nestle Invests in Magical Anti-Dementia Milkshake

Uuuuuuugh, milkshake—you cruel vixen. Milkshakes are simultaneously the food I most desire and the food I can least justify eating. Essentially a method of injecting massive amounts of melted ice cream into one's bloodstream the shortest time possible (YESSS), milkshakes are obv terrible for your body. But it turns… » 7/20/12 10:00am 7/20/12 10:00am

Pat Summitt Steps Down Due to Early Onset Dementia

Long time University of Tennessee women's basketball coach and legendary badass Pat Summitt announced today that she'll be stepping down from her post at the helm of one of the most successful programs in college sports, citing early-onset dementia that began affecting her last summer. She leaves the court the… » 4/18/12 7:15pm 4/18/12 7:15pm

Going Hungry Can Make You Crazy, But It May Keep You From Going Senile

If you are one of those lucky people who doesn't feel like a light-headed piece of crap when you fast, you might not be opposed to skipping meals a few times a week. The rest of you will probably not be as excited by this possibility. But what if fasting at regular intervals could help protect your brain against… » 2/20/12 4:20pm 2/20/12 4:20pm

Pat Robertson: It's Okay To Divorce If Your Spouse Gets Alzheimer's

Pat Robertson, who's clearly never seen The Notebook, said this week on his Christian Broadcasting Network program the 700 Club that it's acceptable to divorce your spouse if they're suffering from Alzheimer's. Robertson was responding to a caller who said a friend had started seeing another woman after his wife… » 9/16/11 3:40pm 9/16/11 3:40pm

Seth Rogen On The Pain Of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's doesn't run in Seth Rogen's family, but he has been touched deeply by the disease. His fiancée's mother suffers from Alzheimer's — and has had if for several years — though she is only 59. Rogen and his fiancée are part of a CNN special airing on Sunday, hosted by Larry King, called "Unthinkable: The… » 4/28/11 1:40pm 4/28/11 1:40pm

Panic-Stricken Kim Basinger's Maybe Not-So-Healthy Heart

  • A recent study suggests that women who suffer from panic/anxiety attacks [That would be me! -Ed.] have a higher chance of suffering a heart attack or stroke later in life. [USA Today]
  • Can consensual sex become rape midway during the act? A Maryland court is trying to determine that in the case of a 18-year old…
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