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Those who care for loved ones with Alzheimer's support each other

The head of a Maryland program says the goal is to give caregivers a better life, adding that they have to take care of themselves in order to take better care of their loved ones.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 05:30am EST

Tags: Alzheimer, Paula Wolfson

Compound in turmeric could help brain heal

Turmerone, a compound found naturally in turmeric, could help the brain heal itself, a new study finds.

Monday - 09/29/2014, 09:48am EDT

Tags: turmeric, Alzheimer, dementia

What disease do you fear the most?

A new poll shows that Alzheimer's is the disease Americans fear most, even those in their 20's and 30's.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 04:58am EDT

Tags: Alzheimer, Paula Wolfson, USAgainstAlzheimer

Study: Eating fish aids memory, fights Alzheimer's

A new study shows people who regularly eat fish help build the part of the brain that controls memory and learning, and can add some protection from Alzheimer's disease.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 09:59am EDT

Tags: Cyrus Raji, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Alzheimer, Neal Augenstein

Smart shoe insoles aims to help track patients with Alzheimer's disease

The GPS tracker inside rechargeable Smart Soles transmits their location both on demand, but also when the wearer goes outside a set radius, determined by their caregiver.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 05:03am EDT

Tags: Smart shoes, George Mason, Andrew Carle, Alzheimer, Megan Cloherty

Blood test for Alzheimer's risk could be a breakthrough

A research team has come up with a blood test that identifies those at risk of getting Alzheimer's disease within three years.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:14am EDT

Tags: Howard Federoff, Paula Wolfson, Alzheimer, blood test

Doctors: Healthy diet can ward off Alzheimer's

Brain food isn't just about powering through a test or a grueling day at work. Doctors say certain healthy foods can also help ward off Alzheimer's disease.

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 10:53am EDT

Tags: brain, diet, Paula Wolfson, Alzheimer


'Dream Team' to unlock mysteries of the brain

Efforts to map the brain will team government and private sector scientists who caution their work will take years. But the new knowledge of the human mind could yield treatments for an array of disorders, like paralysis and epilepsy.

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 07:29am EDT

Tags: NIH, Paula Wolfson, brain research, Bethesda, Md., Alzheimer, Parkinsons

Rushern Baker opens up about wife's illness

There were signs that something was wrong long before the diagnosis was made. But Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and his family initially dealt with his wife Christa Beverly's illness on their own.

Thursday - 11/22/2012, 07:28am EST

Tags: Rushern Baker, Alzheimer, Thanksgiving, Health

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