Alzheimer’s

WJZ logo

Widow Continues The Effort To Help Fund Alzheimer’s Research

This session of Congress could bring some peace to Kathy Siggins, who wants to see an end to the kind of frantic uncertainty that Alzheimer’s disease generates.

08/23/2015

alzheimers

Study Shows How Alzheimer’s Affects Women Differently Than Men

New developments in Alzheimer’s research—a disease that is known to be more common for women. Now a study shows how it impacts them differently.

07/22/2015

derek

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Coffee With Kat Foster and JoBeth Williams; People Are Talking about the Memory Ball.

04/14/2015

Randall Christina

Caregiver Charged With Abusing Elderly Man In Assisted Living Facility

A Howard County caregiver is charged with abusing a 93-year-old Alzheimer’s patient.

02/25/2015

(Photo by Miguel Medina/Getty Images)

Possibility Of Erasing Bad Memories Moves Closer Toward Reality

Imagine having all your bad memories erased from your mind.

12/04/2014

mizeur

Mizeur Promoting State-Run Retirement Savings Plan

Democratic Del. Heather Mizeur, who is running for Maryland governor, has proposed a state-run retirement savings program to help workers who don’t have retirement plans from their employers.

04/17/2014

Rushern Baker

Md. Politician Shares His Wife’s Struggle With Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

Heartbreak. One of Maryland’s most promising politicians was devastated when his 52-year-old wife developed Alzheimer’s.

02/27/2013

Buttered Popcorn Flavoring Linked To Alzheimer’s

The flavorant that adds buttery taste to foods and a smooth feel to beverages may also trigger Alzheimer’s disease.

08/13/2012

patt summitt

Doctors Say Genetics Is A Factor In 59-Year-Old Pat Summitt Developing Alzheimer’s

Just two games shy of 1,100 wins, Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt turns in her whistle. The reason: early onset Alzheimer’s. Summitt is just 59 years old.

04/20/2012

Senator Barbara Mikulski

Sen. Mikulski To Take Part In Health Announcement

Sen. Barbara Mikulski is joining a bipartisan effort to increase innovation in drug development.

02/02/2012

keyframe274

Grant For Johns Hopkins Could Mean New Treatments

Johns Hopkins University researchers are working to understanding disorders affecting millions, including autism, Alzheimer’s disease, and schizophrenia.

01/20/2011