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Country pop star Glen Campbell dies at 81

Country pop star Glen Campbell dies at 81

US country and pop singer Glen Campbell has died after a long battle with Alzheimer's, his family said on the musician's official Facebook account. He was 81. A string of celebrities have paid tribute to him on social media.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Breakthrough using atomic science can treat Alzheimer's

Breakthrough using atomic science can treat Alzheimer's

 British researchers have succeeded in revealing the atomic structure of one of the abnormal filaments that lead to Alzheimer's disease, a study has said.

Jul 06, 2017, 23:39 PM IST
African plant extract could help treat Alzheimer's disease: Study

African plant extract could help treat Alzheimer's disease: Study

The new study has shown that the extract taken from the leaves, stem and roots of Carpolobia lutea could help to protect chemical messengers in the brain which play a vital role in functions, including memory and learning.

Jun 21, 2017, 20:29 PM IST

Owen Wilson's father Robert Wilson dies at 75

Actor Owen Wilson's father Robert Wilson has passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was 75.

May 06, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
Gene mutation may speed up memory loss in Alzheimer's patients

Gene mutation may speed up memory loss in Alzheimer's patients

According to researchers, people with Alzheimer's risk, who have the gene mutation called the BDNF Val66Met allele, or the Met allele may have a more rapid decline of memory and thinking skills.

May 05, 2017, 00:37 AM IST
Eat grapes daily to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Eat grapes daily to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Who doesn't like to eat grapes? Well, everyone does as the fruit is not only delicious but also promotes many health benefits. 

Feb 04, 2017, 14:44 PM IST
Lack of glucose in brain may predict Alzheimer's risk

Lack of glucose in brain may predict Alzheimer's risk

Chronic episodes of a dip in the sugar levels in the brain may trigger the onset of cognitive decline, especially memory loss leading to Alzheimer's disease, researchers warned.

Feb 01, 2017, 21:13 PM IST
These superfoods help prevent Alzheimer's disease!

These superfoods help prevent Alzheimer's disease!

Alzheimer is a disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions.

Jan 09, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Novel Alzheimer's drug restores memory loss, prolongs life in mice

Novel Alzheimer's drug restores memory loss, prolongs life in mice

 Advancing the fight against Alzheimer's disease, scientists have in a breakthrough study, identified a new drug target that could not only improve symptoms of brain degeneration, but also extend the life-span in terminally ill mice.

Dec 22, 2016, 00:18 AM IST
Smell test may help identify people at Alzheimer's risk

Smell test may help identify people at Alzheimer's risk

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the US have developed a method to identify those at risk for Alzheimer's disease on the basis of their ability to recognise and recall odours.

Nov 16, 2016, 00:32 AM IST

This new drug may help to combat Alzheimer's disease

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New York: A study has found an experimental drug that may help combat Alzheimer's disease.

Oct 26, 2016, 15:59 PM IST
'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.

Oct 20, 2016, 18:47 PM IST

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.

Aug 30, 2016, 21:39 PM IST

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.

Aug 28, 2016, 00:38 AM IST