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'Life Flows On': A film dedicated to dementia, elderly care

'Life Flows On': A film dedicated to dementia, elderly care

"Life Flows On", a film dedicated to Global Dementia Challenge and Elderly Care, will release in select cities on Friday.

Stop consuming shark products! It may make you prone to Alzheimer's risk

 Shark products are consumed widely in Asia but it may not be healthy for humans as it increases the risk of Alzheimer's risk disease.

Traditional Indian diet dramatically cuts Alzheimer's risk

While consumption of meat, sweets, and high-fat dairy products that characterise a Western diet significantly increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease, traditional Indian diet is associated with reduced risk of the most common form of dementia, says a study.

Why Alzheimer's patients can't recognise their loved ones

Alzheimer's steals not only the memory but also the ability to recognise your loved ones and now, a recent study has revealed why it is so.

Brain insulin resistance linked to Alzheimer's, diabetes

Alzheimer's disease impairs insulin signalling in the brain, making a person with the most common form of dementia more likely to develop diabetes, suggests a new research conducted in mice.

Memories 'lost' to Alzheimer's is recoverable

What if lost memories could be switched on? A team of scientists has come up with a technique that can be used to restore thoughts that have been lost.

Can pure maple syrup extract prevent Alzheimer's?

Results of 24 studies have claimed that natural products can be beneficial in the prevention of neurodegenerative diseases, particularly Alzheimer's disease.

Study reveals past experiences affect recognition, memory

Some researchers say those regions talk to each other, enabling better recognition of an object.

Same genes influence health, thinking skills

 Is there any link between low levels of mental functioning and poor health? A study shows that the same genes which influence people's health also shape how effectively they think.

Is Alzheimer's transmissible?

Once again, scientists have raised the specter of Alzheimer's as a transmissible disease, theorizing that it can be transmitted from one person to another.

Scientists isolate genes that delay Alzheimer's disease

A team of researchers have identified a network of nine genes that play a key role in the onset of Alzheimer's disease and these findings could help scientists develop new treatments to delay the onset of the disease

Bilingualism eases stroke recovery

A team of researchers has discovered that bilinguals are twice as likely to recover from a stroke compared to their unilingual counterparts.

Aerobics can keep Alzheimer's at bay

Aerobics exercise can prevent age-related brain changes.

Anti-cancer drug may sharpen memory, treat Alzheimer's

There is good news for people with poor memory. Researchers have found that an anti-cancer drug currently being tested in animals may make it easier to learn a language, sharpen your memory and help those with Alzheimer's disease.

How brain progresses towards Alzheimer's Disease

A new research has shed light on brain's progression from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to Alzheimer's-type dementia by showing the typical patterns.

Alzheimer's disease has 3 distinct subtypes: Study

Alzheimer's disease, long thought to be a single disease, actually consists of three distinct subtypes that may need to be treated differently, a new study has found.

Stress may be non-genetic link to Alzheimer's disease

A team of researchers has found a link between stress and Alzheimer`s disease.

University of Florida Health research, conducted on a mouse model and in human cells, found that a stress-coping hormone released by the brain boosts the production of protein fragments. 

How diabetes is linked to Alzheimer's

As per a recent research, diabetics are at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease.

Protein implicated in Alzheimer's may have a brighter side

 Researchers have discovered that a protein involved in the progression of Alzheimer's disease also has properties that could benefit human health.

Alzheimer's drug more effective than current pill

A promising new form of medication aimed at treating Alzheimer's has showed signs that it may be four times more effective than the current pill.