Tag Archives: cognitive

In do-or-die mode, Biden does neither

Joe Biden’s foreign allies left town on Thursday. His allies at home, meanwhile, joined in the political assassination. Plagued by a domestic political crisis, the beleaguered US president held a rare, unscripted and free press conference to conclude this week’s NATO summit. The event, broadcast live on television, was a defining moment for Biden’s campaign, as many Democrats weigh whether …

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FDA Approves New Alzheimer’s Drug, Offering Hope for Slowing Cognitive Decline

US authorities have approved a new Alzheimer’s drug that may slow the disease somewhat, giving patients in the early stages of the incurable, memory-destroying disease a new option. The Food and Drug Administration approved Eli Lilly’s Kisunla on Tuesday for mild to early cases of Alzheimer’s dementia. It is only the second drug to be convincingly shown to slow cognitive …

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I dreaded menopause, but learned to enjoy the heat

This is a First Person column by Ummni Khan, who lives in Victoria. For more information about CBC’s First Person Stories, see the frequently asked questions. The arrival of my first period was a long-awaited sign of adolescence. I wanted it all. Breasts. Pubic hair. Even pimples seemed to bring with them a kind of anxious coolness. Four decades later, …

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What to know about CNN’s very early presidential debate with Biden and Trump

US President Joe Biden and former US President Donald Trump will debate Thursday evening at 9pm ET on CNN. Here’s a quick look at why it’s making headlines ahead of the actual event. Who participates? Biden, the incumbent Democrat, and Trump, his Republican rival. Both men are the presumptive nominees of their respective parties. What about Robert F. Kennedy Jr.? …

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