Jammu and Kashmir
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Woman gets $4 compensation for Korean War killing
The woman was two years old when her brother was killed in combat in 1950.
Painkillers may lessen agitation
Agitation, a common dementia symptom, could be better treated with simple painkillers.
Kalmadi undergoes test for dementia at AIIMS
AIIMS experts have conducted detailed examination of sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh ...
‘Can it be prove Kalmadi has dementia?’
Can CBI prove that jailed CWG Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi has dementia?
Cloned dog to help cure dementia?
Scientists have created a fluorescent dog, called Tagon, using cloning techniques, which they claim ...
Fragmented sleep `can affect memory formation`
It affects the ability to build memories and could raise the risk of developing dementia in later li...
Kalmadi’s dementia unconfirmed; AIIMS checkup next
Suresh Kalmadi, main accused in CWG scam, will be taken to AIIMS later this week after his reports o...
Clogged arteries can also cause clouded thinking
Clogged arteries or atherosclerosis that causes heart disease can bring on dementia by restricting b...
Head injuries in war, sports may boost dementia
Brain injuries sustained on the battlefield likely boost the risk of dementia later in life.
Brain injury raises dementia risk: Study
According to researchers, even concussions can raise the risk of developing dementia later in life.
Memory implant may help tackle dementia
Scientists have developed a new brain implant that can boost memory function in laboratory rats.
Signal for early onset of Parkinson`s
PD is preceded by unrelated symptoms like mood change, loss of smell, constipation & sleep disorders...
Drink daily, keep dementia at bay
Older people who continue to drink a glass of alcohol everyday are less likely to develop dementia.
One alcoholic drink a day keeps dementia at bay
Older people who drink a glass of alcohol everyday are less likely to develop dementia.
Scientists identify gene behind rare brain disorder
Kufs is activated by fat build-up in brain cells, causing symptoms like epilepsy and dementia.
Blood test to detect early signs of Alzheimer`s `developed`
The test works by measuring levels of a hormone in brain which may decrease in dementia patients.
Stay slim in mid-life `to stave off dementia`
People who pile on weight in middle age are at higher risk of developing dementia as they grow older...
`Lithium slows development of Alzheimer`s`
Rate of decline in memory function among those on lithium is significantly less as compared to other...
Brain bypass regenerates lost brain tissue
Chronic cerebrovascula disease leads to neurocognitive impairment and reduces quality of life.
Putting on a bit of weight `lowers dementia risk`
Putting on a bit of weight later in life may lower one`s risk of developing dementia.
Five genes that hold key to Alzheimer`s `identified`
It may soon be possible to identify patients most at risk from Alzheimer`s disease.
Bees could hold the key to dementia
A scientist has reversed the aging process in bee brain, which may have a bearing on dementia.
Widowhood may raise dementia risk: Study
Widowed people who never remarry are more likely to develop Alzheimer`s and dementia.
Drinking alcohol after age 75 linked to lower risk of dementia
Alcohol consumption after the age of 75 is associated with lower risk of developing dementia.
Obesity may be linked to dementia
Obesity may also be linked with dementia in later life.
`Moderate drinking may help stave off dementia`
Here`s a good news for those who enjoy a tipple every evening -- drinking moderately may help stave ...
Hearing loss warning sign of dementia
Those who are hard of hearing have greater chances of developing dementia as they age.
Heavy smoking `doubles dementia risk`
Heavy smoking in middle age is linked to more than double the risk for Alzheimer`s disease.
Malaria drug may help treat dementia
Frontotemporal dementia is caused by breakdown of nerve cells in frontal and temporal region of brai...
Gene that protects against dementia found
Scientists have found a gene that protects against dementia in high-risk individuals.
Why dementia sufferers have memory problems
Memory difficulties such as those seen in dementia may arise because the brain forms incomplete memo...
Heavy smoking `doubles dementia risk`
Heavy smoking in middle age is linked to more than double the risk for Alzheimer`s disease .
Hormone therapy use may affect dementia risk
Researchers have indicated that Hormone therapy use may increase or decrease dementia risk.
Shrinking brain in dementia prompts overeating
Shrinkage in brain is the reason why some people with dementia are compulsive overeaters.
Drink beetroot juice to stave off dementia
Want to stave off dementia? Drink a glass of beetroot juice daily, says a new study.
Walking `can save your memory`
Walking 9.5 km every week can save you from dementia, says a new study.
One Indian in 50 households dementia patient
India has about 3.7 mn people suffering with the degenerative illness & the number may double by 203...
Sleep crucial for long, healthy life
Nothing leaves you more refreshed and full of energy than a good night`s sleep.
Weight loss may lead to dementia, cancer
Researchers say that losing weight can be toxic for health and may lead to dementia and cancer.
Vitamin B new weapon to fight against Alzheimer’s
A new study suggest Vitamin B could prove to be a revolutionary weapon to fight against Alzheimer’s.
Brain exercises may speed up dementia later
Solving crossword puzzles and reading may slow the decline of thinking skills later in life.
Cure for dementia? `Cancer drug can treat Alzheimer`s`
Scientists have discovered the signs of dementia could be "completely reversed" in less than a month...
Healthy habits ‘can keep dementia at bay’
Stimulating the brain, avoiding depression and eating a healthy diet can keep dementia at bay.
Educated people cope better with dementia
Educated people are better able to cope with the physical effects of dementia.
‘Education helps cope with dementia’
People who carry on their studies for long have a better chance of coping with dementia.
Higher vitamin E intake tied to lower dementia risk
Older adults who get plenty of vitamin E in their diets may have a somewhat lower risk of developing...
Walnuts `can prevent dementia`
Want to stave off dementia? All you need to do is to eat walnuts everyday, according to a new study.
Football replay used to fight dementia
Football can help stimulate the recollections of dementia sufferers, a project has found.
Pot bellies can lead to dementia later in life: Study
Middle aged people with pot bellies are at greater risk of developing dementia later in life, a ne...
Dementia ‘can take away meaning of flavors’
Dementia sufferers can lose their capacity to understand sights, sounds and words.
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