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'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.

Soon, a sensor to detect vitamin B12 deficiency!

Vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with an increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Prostate cancer treatment increases risk of dementia in men

A new study conducted by the researchers of Penn Medicine found that a common hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer increases the risk of developing dementia in men, regardless of their age.

Things you can do to prevent dementia!

Dementia is a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes which is caused by brain disease or injury.

Study identifies everyday factors that may trigger dementia risk

In a recent study, experts have created a shortlist of environmental factors that may possibly contribute to our risk of developing dementia.

Mental disorder: Warning signs, importance of early intervention!

Learning about mental illnesses, their developing symptoms, or early warning signs and taking swift action can help. 

Caffeine consumptions may decrease risk of dementia, says study

A new study suggests that older women who consume coffee daily may have a lower risk of dementia.

Alzheimer's disease: Ten signs and symptoms

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

'The Sound of Music' actress Charmian Carr dies at 73

'The Sound of Music' actress Charmian Carr dies at 73

Charmian Carr, who is known for her role as the eldest Von Trapp daughter, Liesl, in "The Sound of Music", has died. She was 73.

Can a Facebook app aid Alzheimer's caregivers?

To help bring some order in the lives of such Alzheimer's caregivers a team of US researchers is to test if a Facebook web app could be of help.

Acupuncture may cure pre-dementia symptoms

The researchers trawled Western and Chinese research databases for relevant trials comparing acupuncture and medical treatment that had been published up to July 2015.

Moderate physical activity can prevent dementia

 An increase in physical activity can prevent new cases of dementia globally each year, a new study has revealed.

This leukemia drug may treat dementia, Parkinson's disease

This statement comes on the basis of a small study which says that this drug has the potential to improve motor and congnitive functions in dementia and Parkinson's patients.

Regular exercise keeps brain active, reduces risk of dementia!

One should always indulge in physical activities as it will help them stay fit, energetic and also lead a healthy lifestyle.

Watch: Consuming seafood lessens risk of age-related memory loss

Weekly consumption of such food reduces the risk of developing age-related memory loss to a considerable level.

Start doing yoga, meditation to reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease

A new research suggests that doing yoga and meditation regularly could be a simple, safe and low-cost solution to improving brain fitness.

This smartphone game may help fight dementia early!

This smartphone game may help fight dementia early!

Experts say that this newly-created game may help determine how dementia affects the brain and it might also bring some new approaches of detecting the disease at an early stage.

Worsening depression, a predictor of dementia

The study included 3325 adults aged 55 and over, who all had symptoms of depression but no symptoms of dementia at the start of the study. 

New genes responsible for stroke, dementia discovered

 A team of US researchers has found a new set of genes that may be responsible for stroke and dementia -- the two most common and disabling neurological conditions.

Tooth loss linked to cognitive impairment, dementia

 We are often ignorant about loss of teeth but preserving oral health can benefit you in a longer run. According to researchers, loss of teeth is linked to increased risk for cognitive impairment and dementia in adults.