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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, 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, 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,

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'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., 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, Thanksgiving, health

Seasoning your way to a healthy lifestyle

Spice up the cooking in your kitchen and your body could reap the health benefits.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 10:58am EDT

Tags: cooking, spices, arthritus, Kristi King