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Strokes among elderly decrease in US

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 17:17

Incidence of stroke among people aged 65 years and above has dropped by over 40 percent during the period 1988-2008 in the US, a new analysis of data shows.

New brain protein tied to Alzheimer`s disease

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 09:24

Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer`s disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks.

Daily fish oil improves brain function in elderly

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 21:11

Regular use of fish oil supplements may significantly reduce cognitive decline and improve brain function in older adults, says a study.

Gardens can cure dementia patients: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 19:21

For people suffering from dementia, spending time in gardens can bring relaxation, encourage activities and reduce stress, shows a study.

30 die of encephalitis in north Bengal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 14:20

Thirty people died due to encephalitis in the past ten days at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, a top official said today.

Parkinson`s boosts creativity: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 12:55

If you are in a creative profession, Parkinson`s may be a blessing in disguise as researchers have found that patients of the nerve cells disease in the area of brain are more creative than their healthy peers.

Now check your eyes, sense of smell to spot Alzheimer`s early

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 11:05

New research has revealed that Alzheimer`s key biomarker could be identified in the retina and lens of the eye, moreover, the ability to identify odors might indicate the development of cognitive impairment to Alzheimer`s disease in its early ages.

Drug addicts` brain function similar to that of sex addicts: Scientists

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 11:28

A new has found that the brain activity that goes on in a sex addicts` head, is very similar to that of a drug addicts.`

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