alzheimer's

brains

Scientists Dosed an Artificial Brain With Meth

Organ Chip models enable researchers to directly observe physiological processes and responses.
Becky Ferreira
8.21.18
crime

Tragic Tales of Elderly Men Who Killed Their Sick Wives

Six stories about the devastating effects dementia can have on a couple.
Sandrine Issartel
8.1.17
Premieres

PREMIERE: Bossie - "Tell It All"

This dose boom-boom-clap from Toronto's Bossie is good for the body and the soul.
Noisey Staff
11.19.15
Photo

Canadian Photojournalists Are Pasting Posters of Their Most Powerful Images in the Streets

Boreal Collective has made it their mission to reclaim public space in Toronto and Montreal.
Laurence Butet-Roch
10.19.15
Stuff

What Watching My Granddad Spiral into Dementia Has Taught Me About Life and Love

A few years ago, my grandad started to forget things. Since then, I've spent a lot of time figuring out how to cope with his decline.
Lauren O'Neill
8.3.15
Culture

We Spoke to Playwright Rose Lewenstein About Memory, Personality, and 'Bad Jews'

"If someone can't remember something, did it actually happen? I don't know the answer, but it's an interesting thing to think about. It's something that no one will ever know."
Daisy Jones
6.2.15
Stuff

Remembering the Wizardry of Terry Pratchett

The beloved author, who died yesterday, will be remembered for his insane work ethic and being one of the nicest men to ever put a pen to paper.
Gavin Haynes
3.13.15
Stuff

America Needs Alzheimer’s Funding Now

While the National Institute of Health spends $3 billion a year on AIDS research, and nearly $4.9 billion on cancer, for Alzheimer’s it spends only $500 million, an enormous drop off for an illness that is already widespread and growing rapidly.
Blake Butler
5.30.14
Gaming

Destroy Alzheimer's Disease With Lasers In This Sci-Fi Video Game

By piloting a laser spaceship, "Cascade" invites you to defend a brain from Alzheimer's-causing proteins.
Emerson Rosenthal
5.1.14
Stuff

A Day in the Life of an Alzheimer's Caregiver

My dad was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about three years ago. After an extended stay at the hospital and stints in two different rest homes, my mom brought him home to care for him herself. There is an unseen routine in the lives of most home caregivers...
Blake Butler
3.14.13
Stuff

I Asked My Dad, Who Has Dementia, to Annotate Jonathan Franzen’s ‘How to Be Alone’

When my father lost his memory to dementia, everything in the house around him became new. He often can’t remember how sitting in a chair traditionally works, but turning the chair upside down makes total sense. The rugs aren’t floor coverings any more...
Blake Butler
10.18.12