Neurological disease deaths up by 36% in last 25 years, says study

Neurological disease deaths up by 36% in last 25 years, says study

One of the main reasons for the increase in neurological disorders is longer life expectancy

Oct 14, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
Alzheimer`s has a cure in form of physical exercise

Alzheimer`s has a cure in form of physical exercise

Alzheimer`s is a neurodegenerative disorder considered as the most common form of dementia and is characterized by progressive neurodegeneration that can result in memory loss.

May 17, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
91% youth don''t consider forgetfulness as a disease: Study

91% youth don''t consider forgetfulness as a disease: Study

As per a recent survey conducted by Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj (FHVK) to calculate the understanding of Alzheimer`s and Dementia, it is found that forgetfulness is not considered as a disease among youth of India.

Apr 04, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Dementia may be stabilising in some countries: Study

The occurrence of dementia and Alzheimer`s disease may have stabilised in some wealthy nations, according to a study released Friday.

Aug 21, 2015, 08:42 AM IST

Immune system link to Alzheimer`s disease: US study

The immune system may play a part in Alzheimer`s disease, US researchers have discovered, in a breakthrough which could lead to the development of new treatments for the most common form of dementia.

Apr 15, 2015, 09:37 AM IST

Drinking coffee may lower risk of multiple sclerosis

People who drink four to six cups of coffee daily may be less likely to get multiple sclerosis, according to international research out Thursday.

Feb 27, 2015, 03:19 AM IST

Scientists unveil map of ''epigenome,'' a second genetic code

Scientists for the first time have mapped out the molecular "switches" that can turn on or silence individual genes in the DNA in more than 100 types of human cells, an accomplishment that reveals the complexity of genetic information and the challenges of interpreting it.

Feb 18, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Eating baked or broiled fish weekly boosts memory and cognition

A new study has revealed that eating baked or broiled fish weekly is good for the brain, as it boosts memory and cognition.

Aug 05, 2014, 11:05 AM IST

How Zinc affects human body revealed

Researchers have revealed that zinc is one of the most essential trace metals found in human nutrition and lifestyle and it affects the human body in many ways.

Jul 21, 2014, 14:46 PM IST

New brain protein tied to Alzheimer`s disease

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.

Jul 17, 2014, 09:24 AM IST

B vitamins can`t prevent Alzheimer`s: Study

For millions who wished they could prevent Alzheimer`s disease by taking B vitamins, Oxford University researchers have bad news.

Jul 16, 2014, 15:11 PM IST

Daily fish oil boosts memory function in older adults

A new study suggests that including oily fish like salmon and trout or fish oil supplements in one’s diet can significantly improve memory in older adults.

Jul 16, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

Healthier lifestyle could prevent Alzheimer`s

Millions could be saved from developing Alzheimer`s by making a few simple changes to their lifestyle, such as exercising more and quitting smoking, a new research suggests.

Jul 14, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

3D brain view may help treat Alzheimer`s, Parkinson`s

In a breakthrough that may help in developing drugs for Alzheimer`s and other neurological disorders, researchers have developed a 3D view of an important receptor in the brain.

Jun 29, 2014, 13:39 PM IST

New compound that could halt Alzheimer`s progression identified

Sidney Strickland`s Laboratory of Neurobiology and Genetics at Rockefeller University have identified a compound that might halt the progression of Alzheimer`s by interfering with the role amyloid-beta, a small protein that forms plaques in Alzheimer`s brains, plays in the formation of blood clots.

Jun 28, 2014, 12:14 PM IST

Novel cure for Alzheimer`s in sight

In a ray of hope for people suffering from the largely incurable Alzheimer`s disease, scientists have stumbled upon an inhibitory neurotransmitter that could be new target for Alzheimer`s drugs.

Jun 14, 2014, 13:47 PM IST

Depression in elderly associated with Alzheimer`s risk

A new study has revealed that depression builds up beta-amyloid plaque in the brain that could cause Alzheimer`s in aged people.

Jun 10, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

New study reveals technique to erase and reactivate memory

A new study has revealed the procedure that allows the scientists to erase and then restore memory.

Jun 02, 2014, 12:27 PM IST

Golden rules to fight Alzheimer`s revealed

Specialists have revealed few simple guidelines that can help prevent deadly dementia.

May 27, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Antidepressants may slow plaque buildup seen in Alzheimer`s

Scientists reported Wednesday more evidence that a certain antidepressant may cut the development of brain plaque implicated in Alzheimer`s disease, this time by studying young people without dementia.

May 15, 2014, 02:57 AM IST