Music composer Pritam Chakraborty's father dies

Prabodh Chakraborty's last rites were reportedly performed on Sunday in Maharashtra's Amboli, in the presence of close family members.

May 27, 2020, 18:40 PM IST

Alzheimer's disease can be detected with simple blood test, says study

The researchers believe that such a blood test could replace invasive and expensive current brain imaging and spinal fluid tests to detect Alzheimer`s disease.

Mar 03, 2020, 21:09 PM IST

New drug to protect against Alzheimer: Study

This drug could help activate these mechanisms that support nerve health and prevent dementia.

Sep 10, 2019, 16:13 PM IST

Stress in middle age increases Alzheimer risk in women: Study

According to the Alzheimer's Association, one in 6 women over age 60 will get Alzheimer's disease, compared with 1 in 11 men.

Aug 07, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

Hypertension drug may slow down Alzheimer's in patients

For the study, researchers sought to discover whether nilvadipine could help treat Alzheimer's disease by comparing the use of nilvadipine and a placebo among people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:00 PM IST

Virtual Reality can better detect early Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers developed and tried a VR navigation test in which patients wear a VR headset and undertake a test of navigation while walking within a simulated environment.

May 24, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

Here’s how exercise may protect against Alzheimer

An earlier study a few years back discovered a hormone called irisin that is released into the circulation during physical activity.

Feb 09, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

HIV drug could treat Alzheimer's finds new study

The team tested six different HIV reverse transcriptase inhibitors to see if they could block L1 activity and the interferon response.

Feb 07, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Breaking News: Former defence minister George Fernandes dies at 88

Former defence minister George Fernandes died on Tuesday morning at the age of 88. The veteran leader breathed his last in Delhi. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 29, 2019, 10:54 AM IST

Poor sleep may up Alzheimer's in elderly

The study indicated that lack of sleep alone helps drive the disease.

Jan 28, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Gum infection may be linked to Alzheimer's disease: Study

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, characterised by memory loss that increases over time.

Jan 25, 2019, 15:45 PM IST

Restoring memory function in Alzheimer's disease may now be possible

 Understanding that process has revealed potential drug targets since repressive histone modification is controlled or catalysed by enzymes.

Jan 23, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

Study finds stroke drug could prevent Alzheimer's disease

3K3A-APC has beneficial effects in various mouse models of disease, including traumatic brain injury and multiple sclerosis.

Jan 16, 2019, 17:35 PM IST

Exercise hormone can delay Alzheimer: Study

The findings indicate the hormone can be a novel agent capable of opposing synapse failure and memory impairment.

Jan 09, 2019, 12:34 PM IST

AI can detect Alzheimer's six years before diagnosis

The AI was able to correctly identify 92 per cent of patients who developed Alzheimer`s in the first test set.

Jan 04, 2019, 12:49 PM IST

Opioid use may up hip fracture risk in Alzheimer's patients

The findings also showed that the risk was highest in the first two months of opioid use and attenuated after that.

Nov 28, 2018, 17:12 PM IST

Sleep problems may indicate multiple sclerosis risk

For the study, team examined health records of 14,000 people with multiple sclerosis and compared them to the health records of 67,000 people without the disease.

Jul 18, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

A study suggests that smoking and diabetes can increase the risk of calcium deposits in a part of brain ultimately increasing the risk of memory loss.

Jun 13, 2018, 20:28 PM IST

Country pop star Glen Campbell dies at 81

US country and pop singer Glen Campbell has died after a long battle with Alzheimer's, his family said on the musician's official Facebook account. He was 81. A string of celebrities have paid tribute to him on social media.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

Breakthrough using atomic science can treat Alzheimer's

 British researchers have succeeded in revealing the atomic structure of one of the abnormal filaments that lead to Alzheimer's disease, a study has said.

Jul 06, 2017, 23:39 PM IST