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This is how regular physical activity can help prevent dementia – Read

This is how regular physical activity can help prevent dementia – Read

In the study, physical exercise led to stable cerebral choline concentrations in the training group, whereas choline levels increased in the control group.

Sleep problems may signal Alzheimer's risk: Study

Sleep problems may signal Alzheimer's risk: Study

Amyloid is a protein that can fold and form into plaques. Tau is a protein that forms into tangles. These plaques and tangles are found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Consume foods rich in omega-3 to reduce Alzheimer's risk!

Consume foods rich in omega-3 to reduce Alzheimer's risk!

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

Common drugs may up pneumonia risk in Alzheimer's patients

Common drugs may up pneumonia risk in Alzheimer's patients

The sedative nature of benzodiazepines may increase the risk of pneumonia by increasing the aspiration of saliva or food into the lungs, the researchers said.

Reduced bone density one of the first indicators of Alzheimer's disease!

Reduced bone density one of the first indicators of Alzheimer's disease!

Further, early bone loss and serotonin deficiency in Alzheimer's may tell us something very important about how we approach diagnosis and treatment, the researchers noted.

Alzheimer's disease: Ten signs and symptoms

How do you tell if and when a person's forgetfulness becomes serious and should be checked?

Fish oil-based diet may help combat Alzheimer's disease

The findings yield important evidence that regular intake of specific dietary components may help to prevent some of the key early functional changes that take place in the Alzheimer brain.

Air pollution may increase Alzheimer's risk

Higher levels of air pollution may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease in those who carry a gene associated with the debilitating brain disorder, suggests new research.

World Alzheimer's Day: Recognizing the symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a chronic neurodegenerative disease which normally starts gradually but worsens overtime. It accounts for 60% to 70% of dementia cases.

World Alzheimer's Day: What's normal and what's not–customary aging vs dementia!

Ritu Singh

Often when people start misplacing things, start mixing up names and forget important occasions, fear of memory issues crop up. So, how does one determine that is this just another event of memory lapse or something more serious, like Alzheimer’s disease ?

Lest you forget: Alzheimer's needs more awareness

It started with seemingly simple instances of forgetfulness -- not remembering where the house keys were, or difficulty in recalling the names of some relatives. But over time when her mother, who lived alone, started asking the same questions over and over again, and sometimes forgot that she had had her meal just an hour back, alarm bells started ringing for Rama Venkatesh. Her doubts proved right when the doctor confirmed it was Alzheimer's Disease (AD).