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Scientists claim hydrogen sulfide to be beneficial for health

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 14:18

Scientists have found that hydrogen sulfide, a chemical which stinks like rotten eggs, can offer health benefits to people suffering from diabetes, stroke, heart attacks and even dementia.

New compound that could halt Alzheimer`s progression identified

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:14

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.

Radio legend Casey Kasem dies at 82

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 16:07

Legendary radio personality Casey Kasem, who was battling Lowry body disease, a progressive form of dementia, has passed away at the age of 82.

Ranbaxy gets Health Canada nod for generic anti-dementia drug

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 19:13

Drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories today announced receipt of approval from Health Canada to sell generic version of Pfizer's Aricept, a drug used for treatment of dementia in Alzheimer's patients.

Dementia patients` care givers to be trained on drug therapy

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 16:19

After a study found that compliance to drugs is poor among dementia patients, a government hospital here has initiated a programme to made the the care givers aware about right dosages of drugs and their side-affects.

Alzheimer’s - What to believe and what not to!

Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 19:07

September 21 marks World’s Alzheimer’s Day. The question is how many of us really know about this disease? People hardly know about this ailment, as it is underrated and not given enough attention.

Dementia, a `silent tsunami`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 18:36

India will have around 10 million patients of dementia.

Dementia cases to double by 2030: WHO

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 17:44

The number of people with dementia is expected to almost double to 65.7 million people by 2030.

Woman gets $4 compensation for Korean War killing

Last Updated: Monday, October 17, 2011, 13:14

The woman was two years old when her brother was killed in combat in 1950.

Sir Cliff Richard in death pact with sister if they develop dementia

Last Updated: Sunday, October 16, 2011, 16:09

Singing legend Sir Cliff Richard has revealed that he has made a death pact with one of his sisters if they develop dementia as their beloved mother did.

Kalmadi undergoes test for dementia at AIIMS

Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 00:41

AIIMS experts have conducted detailed examination of sacked CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi for memory-related disorder dementia besides a number of other pathological tests of his vital parameters.

‘Can it be prove Kalmadi has dementia?’

Last Updated: Friday, July 29, 2011, 18:54

Can CBI prove that jailed CWG Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi has dementia?