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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.

Cut smoking, reduce stress to ward off dementia: Study

Cut smoking, reduce stress to ward off dementia: Study

Managing lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension and depression could prevent one-third of the world's dementia cases, a Lancet study has claimed.

Scientists discover mechanism that may prevent death of cells

Scientists discover mechanism that may prevent death of cells

The UK's University of Sheffield scientists identified that tuning up the activity pathway of the DNA's natural repair toolkit ? which normally helps to restore breakages in genetic material - could help to prevent the death of nerve cells which trigger neurological diseases.

Eating oranges, grapefruit daily can reduce risk of dementia among the elderly: Study

Eating oranges, grapefruit daily can reduce risk of dementia among the elderly: Study

Researchers from Tohuku University in Japan have found that daily intake of any citrus fruits such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons or limes can cut the chances of developing the incurable brain condition by almost a quarter.

'Brain training' app may improve memory

'Brain training' app may improve memory

Cognitive training has shown some benefits, such as speed of attentional processing, for patients with aMCI, but training packages are typically repetitive and boring, affecting patients' motivation. 

Walking slow indicator of dementia, says study

Walking slow indicator of dementia, says study

Scientists who found that older adults who experience a slowing gait also suffered shrinkage of a part of the brain linked with memory and spatial orientation.

Chronic pain may increase dementia risk in elderly

Chronic pain may increase dementia risk in elderly

The study, led by researchers from the University of California San Francisco, showed that people who suffer from chronic pain tend to have diminished attention capacity and impaired memory. 

This new app may improve lives of dementia patients!

This new app may improve lives of dementia patients!

Dementia is a group of thinking and social symptoms that interferes with daily functioning.

This new mind-controlled device may help paralysed patients move their hands!

This new mind-controlled device may help paralysed patients move their hands!

The new device reads the brain signals, converts them into motion and thus helps the stroke patients to retrain their brains to move their paralysed hands.

Indian drug for dementia gets US regulatory nod

Indian drug for dementia gets US regulatory nod

In a regultory filing on the BSE, the city-based company said the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) has approved its 5mg and 10mg Memantine Hydrochloride tablets for treating moderate to severe Alzheimer`s-type dementia.

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.

Volunteering may help prevent dementia: Study

Volunteering may help prevent dementia: Study

Researchers tracked 1,001 people - all of whom retired in 2010 - over a five-year period, monitoring them for the development of cognitive problems.

Marijuana can reverse memory loss and improve cognitive skills

Marijuana can reverse memory loss and improve cognitive skills

The study could pave the way for slowing brain ageing or treating dementia in humans.

Good relationships linked to lower dementia risk

Good relationships linked to lower dementia risk

The researchers analysed a decade of data that followed 10,055 core participants from ELSA who were dementia-free at the start of the study in 2002-2003. 

Going to university may help prevent dementia: Study

Going to university may help prevent dementia: Study

The research team analysed whether a healthy lifestyle was associated with better performance on a mental ability test.

You thought sugary soft drinks were bad? Diet soda could be worse! - This is why

You thought sugary soft drinks were bad? Diet soda could be worse! - This is why

Both sugary and diet drinks correlated with accelerated brain ageing, according to the findings published in two separate studies.

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.

This new gene offers hope for Alzheimer's disease

This new gene offers hope for Alzheimer's disease

 A new gene has been discovered by a team of researchers that is associated with Tau accumulation, which is one of the defining features of Alzheimer disease (AD).

Alzheimer's disease linked to fatty acids in brain, says study

Alzheimer's disease linked to fatty acids in brain, says study

Currently it is thought that the main reason for developing memory problems in dementia is the presence of two big molecules in the brain called tau and amyloid proteins, researchers said.

Do you know how beneficial a daily cup of tea could be? - Read story

Do you know how beneficial a daily cup of tea could be? - Read story

The findings, published in journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, indicate that those carrying the gene of dementia can also slash their likelihood of developing toxic clumps in their brain by as much as 86 percent.