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Tony Bennett ‘doesn’t know’ he has Alzheimer’s disease, wife Susan Benedetto says

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In February, Bennett and his family announced the crooner was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The 95-year-old performed on stage one last time alongside Lady Gaga at New York City’s legendary venue Radio City Mus...

Lady Gaga recalls moment Tony Bennett said her name amid Alzheimer’s battle: ‘I had to keep it together’

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The songstress first collaborated with the crooner in 2014 for her jazz album "Cheek to Cheek." They reunited this summer for a new album titled "Love For Sale," as well as his last concert at Radio City Music Hall b...

Alzheimer’s drug stirs hope for patients, worry for doctors

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They want to know if the drug might be right for them. Like many physicians, Atri has no easy answers. "It’s not a simple yes or no," said the neurologist at the Banner Sun Health Research Institute in Arizona. It p...

A man with Alzheimer’s forgot he was married, and fell in love with his wife all over again

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One Saturday evening last December, as Peter and Lisa Marshall cuddled on the couch watching their favorite television show, Peter looked at Lisa and asked if she would marry him. What Peter, 56, didn't remember was...

2 FDA committee members resign over Biogen Alzheimer’s drug approval

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One of the members who resigned, Dr. David Knopman, is a Mayo Clinic neurologist who according to Reuters had been recused from the November meeting because he was an investigator in Biogen’s clinical trials.  "I was...

FDA approval of Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug leaves some ‘disappointed’

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The Food and Drug Administration approved the drug from Biogen based on study results showing it seemed "reasonably likely" to benefit Alzheimer's patients. It’s the only therapy that U.S. regulators have said can li...

Imran Sherwani: Olympic hockey gold medalist reveals early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis

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London Olympic hockey gold medalist Imran Sherwani has revealed he has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's, after first noticing symptoms while in his early 50s. Sherwani, who won gold with Great Britain at t...

Tony Bennett reveals he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

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Tony Bennett and his family are opening up about the singer being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The legendary singer, who is 94, began showing symptoms of the disease in 2015, according to a feature report by...