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Exercise may lower Alzheimer's risk

The study suggests that the lower the fitness level, the faster the deterioration of vital nerve fibres in the brain.

Feb 15, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

Scientists develop world's first blood test to detect Alzheimer's

Up until now, the only way to determine if a patient had Alzheimer's was by highly invasive and expensive methods, including brain scans and lumbar punctures.

Feb 01, 2018, 17:24 PM IST

Aerobic exercises may boost cognitive skills, delay Alzheimer's

The WHO also suggested older adults perform muscle-strengthening exercises on at least two or more days a week.

Jan 27, 2018, 16:19 PM IST

Turmeric can improve memory and mood, reduce Alzheimer's risk: Study

It also has been suggested as a possible reason that senior citizens in India have a lower prevalence of Alzheimer's disease and better cognitive performance.

Jan 24, 2018, 18:28 PM IST

Boost for Alzheimer's treatment through diabetes drug?

This is the first time that a triple receptor drug has been used which acts in multiple ways to protect the brain from degeneration.

Jan 01, 2018, 12:32 PM IST

New hope for Alzheimer's patients? Scientists find potential treatment

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.

Dec 06, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

Psychoactive drug use may up death risk in Alzheimer's patients

The study, led by researchers from the University of Eastern Finland, found that the risk of death was increased right from the initiation of benzodiazepine and related drug use.

Nov 22, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

MIND diet may lower risk of Alzheimer's by 53%

A Mediterranean-style diet, called MIND, may lower your risk of developing cognitive impairment.

Nov 20, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Signs of 'full-blown' Alzheimer's Disease discovered in dolphins for the first time

In the study, an international team of researchers examined the bodies of dolphins who had died after washing ashore on the Spanish coast.

Oct 25, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

World Alzheimer's Day: What's normal and what isn't, other symptoms and prevention tips

September 21 is observed as World Alzheimer's Day with an aim to raise awareness about the most common cause of dementia – with AD being its most common form.

Sep 21, 2017, 10:07 AM IST

Love playing action video games? Your brain health is at risk

Previous studies have shown that hippocampus depletion puts a person at risk of developing brain illnesses and diseases ranging from depression to schizophrenia, Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Alzheimer's disease.

Aug 08, 2017, 19:35 PM IST

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.

Jul 23, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

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.

May 20, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

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.

Apr 11, 2017, 00:28 AM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2016, 21:43 PM IST

Alzheimer's disease: Ten signs and symptoms

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

Sep 21, 2016, 09:14 AM IST

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.

Feb 11, 2016, 18:16 PM IST

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.

Sep 25, 2015, 11:08 AM IST

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.

Sep 21, 2015, 08:59 AM IST