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Suffering from Alzheimer's, man fatally shot

...nursing home, Westbrook's wife was perhaps better equipped than most to care for a spouse with Alzheimer's. The progressive disease results in memory loss, impairs judgment and can leave its victims disoriented.She installed door alarms to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-07/suffering-alzheimers-man-fata
South Carolina adults, teens among the heaviest

...diabetes in those younger than age 18 in South Carolina, she said."Type II diabetes is a chronic disease, it is a progressive disease," Brisky said. "The likelihood of having vision problems and cardiovascular disease all increase substantially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-19/south-carolina-adults-teens-
Fifth annual event to benefit ALS sufferer

...respiratory failure two to five years after the diagnosis.Patsy Sheffield knows what the doctors say. "This is a progressive disease," she said. "The doctors don't believe that you can see improvements."They've taken Keri to the heal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2011-09-02/fifth-annual-event-benef
MCG part of Parkinson's trial

...hope that there's thought that the creatine may be effective for a long term," he said. "The disease is a progressive disease, and if it either slows down or stops progression that would be marvelous." And it would provide an effective...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/22/met_121268.shtml
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House OKs ultrasound bill

...hope that there's thought that the creatine may be effective for a long term," he said. "The disease is a progressive disease, and if it either slows down or stops progression that would be marvelous." And it would provide an effective...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/22/met_121271.shtml
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Sutton beating odds in racing, disease

...the only reference of her gender that she allows at the racetrack. Sutton has learned to deal with her MS, a progressive disease of the central nervous system, with a new treatment called Copaxone - the same company that will sponsor her Chevrolet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/17/nas_447602.shtml
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Device aids in tremor control

...were really running out of options," Dr. Garrett said. More than 1 million Americans have Parkinson's, a progressive disease that occurs when the balance between two chemical messengers in the brain is offset, causing a loss of brain function...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/02/liv_410800.shtml
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Capsules

...In all seven cases, treatment for HIV either eliminated the ALS symptoms or stabilized them. Because ALS is a progressive disease with no treatment known to stop or reverse it, this was deemed significant. Researchers long have debated whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/18/ent_327211.shtml
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Health capsules

...dangling, unsupported by the floor," said Dr. Oates. Program benefits Even though multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease, putting patients into rehabilitation programs can provide long-term benefits, two new studies suggest. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/11/ent_252980.shtml
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U.S. Rep. Norwood's health improving

...continued to recuperate Tuesday in a Virginia hospital, a week after a successful lung transplant made necessary by a progressive disease diagnosed in 1998. "All the reports are good, and he's continuing to improve," said his spokesman, Duke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/13/met_431139.shtml
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