Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 19:04
A new study has suggested that shortage of zinc may decrease protein stability and can cause clumping, thereby contributing to diseases like Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 12:08
A new study has revealed that stress due to common life events may cause a number of physiological reactions in the central nervous, endocrine, immune and cardiovascular systems.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 19:52
Scientists have identified two rare gene mutations that cause the common form of Alzheimer`s disease (AD) that strikes after the age of 60.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 15:19
Many of the biomarkers for Alzheimer`s disease that could potentially predict which patients will develop the disorder later in life have already been identified.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 13:30
By the middle of the century, the number of dependent older people in the world will nearly treble to 277 million, with almost half of those suffering from dementia, according to a new report.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 09:03
A global rise in cases of the mind-robbing Alzheimer`s disease is creating a chronic shortage of carers, with the number of old people dependent on care set to nearly treble to 277 million by 2050.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 18:55
A new study has discovered that exercising regularly can reduce one`s chances of getting Alzheimer`s disease, by keeping the brain healthy.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 19:22
A commonly prescribed diabetes drug can reverse memory loss and the build-up of plaques in the brain linked to Alzheimer`s disease, scientists have found.