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: 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, 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: 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.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 16:40
Scientists, including Indian-origin researchers, have for the first time discovered that Down syndrome may be linked to faulty stem cell regulation in the body.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 14:30
Researchers have defined a key mechanism behind Alzheimer`s progress, giving hope that a newly modified drug will be effective
Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 09:59
An obsession with cleanliness and hygiene could lead to a higher risk of developing Alzheimer`s disease, Cambridge scientists have warned.