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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Two threats to Md.'s life sciences industry

    Two threats to Md.'s life sciences industry
    Rockville researchers are on the cusp of developing the first-ever malaria vaccine. The impact on global health would be revolutionary — the mosquito-borne disease sickens 200 million people each year and claims more than half a million lives....
  • Arena Stage show encourages handling elderly with tenderness [Commentary]

    When I was very young, my brother Nelson— who's a year older than I am — and I would tell our older siblings that when they were 50 and in wheelchairs in rest homes, we'd still be young and vibrant. We saw them as over the hill. We even...
  • 'Real Housewives of Miami' premiere recap, 'Til Lies Do Us Part'

    'Real Housewives of Miami' premiere recap, 'Til Lies Do Us Part'
    Here we go again! It’s time to take the Bravo jet down to a little city where the heat is on all night, on the beach, till the break of dawn. Bravo’s installment of America’s paradise, Miami, is back and more twisted than ever, and it&...
  • Madelaine D. Franzone, homemaker

    Madelaine D. Franzone, a former office administrator and homemaker who enjoyed opera, died Aug.3 of Alzheimer's disease at her longtime Timonium residence. She was 90. The daughter of a chemist and a homemaker, Madelaine Dorothea Neutzel was born in...
  • Berkley A. Thomas

    Berkley A. Thomas
    Berkley Allan Thomas Jr., a retired cultural arts publicist and actor, died of dementia complications July 31 at the Summit Rehabilitation Center in Catonsville. The former Charles Village and Highlandtown resident was 80. Born in Scarsdale, N.Y., he...
  • In a word: dotard

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  DOTARD Before we started shrinking from the terms dementia ...
  • Jean E. Patterson, served as an inspiration

    Jean E. Patterson, served as an inspiration
    Jean E. Patterson, who served as an inspiration to all who knew her, died Sept. 26 of complications related to Down syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 43. "She profoundly touched her family and those who knew her, bringing gifts of...
  • John F. Zellers, pressman

    John F. Zellers, a retired pressman and salesman, died July 27 of complications from dementia at his Nottingham home. He was 71. Born in Baltimore and raised in Brooklyn Park, Mr. Zellers was a 1960 graduate of Brooklyn Park High School. From 1960 to...
  • Paul Goodman, construction firm executive and artist

    Paul Goodman, construction firm executive and artist
    Paul Goodman, a retired construction company executive and artist, died July 18 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Fox Hill, an assisted-living facility in Bethesda. The former longtime Pikesville resident was 96. The son of Abraham Goodman, a...
  • Louisa A. Eveson, homemaker

    Louisa A. Eveson, homemaker
    Louisa A. Eveson, a homemaker who enjoyed painting, died Wednesday at ManorCare Ruxton from complications of dementia. She was 82. The former Louisa Ann Bailey was born in Sharon, Harford County, and was raised in Forest Hill. She was a 1951 graduate...
  • The moral consequence of watching football

    The moral consequence of watching football
    The Baltimore Sun Malcolm Gladwell, the engaging writer who finds connections in the happenstance that help explain our world, started this discussion with an article he wrote for New Yorker magazine way back in October of 2009, titled "Offensive Play."...
  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    The United States has won the Gold Cup final against Panama. Welcome to your trends report for July 29, 2013. TRENDING NOW Gold Cup Final Where: Google Search Why: Panama failed to answer and the U.S. secured a 1-0 triumph and its fifth Gold Cup...