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Drug to cure Alzheimer`s comes step closer

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 18:48

In what could open a new chapter in the development of drugs for treating Alzheimer`s disease, for which currently there is no cure, researchers have discovered a new therapeutic target for tackling memory impairment.

New compound found to help treat depression

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 14:39

Researchers have recognized a compound called hydroxynorketamine (HNK) that may come to the rescue for people suffering from depression.

Smarter people live longer: Study

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:45

Beyond making smarter choices in life, intelligent people also live longer because they have biology working in their favour, according to a new study.

Alzheimer`s disease may kill as many as cancer in US

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:22

Deaths from Alzheimer`s disease are under-reported in the United States and the most common form of dementia may be taking as many lives as heart disease or cancer, said a study Wednesday.

Early medical help can slow effects of Alzheimer`s: Experts

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 11:50

One fine day, Pradeep Singh Rana, 65, completely forgot the way to the house he had lived for more than 40 years. He had to actually stop and seek help. It was a wake up call that he perhaps had Alzheimer`s.

Brain circuitry loss may provide clues to future cognitive decline in elderly people

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 13:36

A study has found that degeneration of the fornix in relation to cognition was detectable even earlier than changes in the hippocampus.

Dietary guidelines for Alzheimer’s prevention

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 16:34

While Alzheimer’s disease affects nearly half of North Americans by age 85, it will triple over the next four decades unless preventive measures are developed, warned the American Academy of Neurology.

New Alzheimer drug could stop memory loss

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 12:45

A new class of experimental drugs have shown promise in preventing early memory loss in Alzheimer disease sufferers, a new research has showed.

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