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Alzheimer's

Vikram Phadnis' second film to deal with dementia

He is also gearing up for his first fashion show of 2019.

Jan 23, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

Imbalance in pH levels may cause Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease that affects 50 million people worldwide has no cure or no drugs.

Aug 04, 2018, 10:40 AM IST

Anti-epileptic drugs may up Alzheimer's, dementia risk

Anti-epileptic drugs are the main type of treatment for most people with epilepsy that aims to stop seizures from happening. 

Apr 10, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

New imaging agent may guide therapy for brain diseases

Researchers have developed a new imaging agent that could help guide and assess treatments for people with various neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Apr 03, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Compound in beetroot may help treat Alzheimer's

A new study has revealed that a compound found in beetroot that gives its distinctive red colour ould help in treating Alzheimer's disease.

Mar 22, 2018, 10:50 AM IST

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

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

Anxiety - An early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative condition that causes the decline of cognitive function and the inability to carry out daily life activities.

Jan 13, 2018, 14:38 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

Lack of sleep boosts levels of Alzheimer's proteins: Study

Levels of the protein rise, potentially setting off a sequence of changes to the brain that can end with dementia, researchers said.

Dec 30, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

Highly educated people less likely to develop Alzheimer's, says study

A study claims that highly educated people are less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

Dec 08, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

Alzheimer's, dementia can be tracked early with this tool

Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions in the elderly.

Dec 04, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Bill Gates makes 100 million investment to eliminate Alzheimer's

With rapidly rising numbers of people suffering from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, the disease is taking a growing emotional and financial toll as people live longer, Gates told Reuters in an interview.

Nov 13, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

This is how youngsters can help elderly fight Alzheimer's

There were also some signs suggesting improvements in participants` conditions.Principal investigator Sharon Sha noted that the finding of safety wasn`t surprising, given that blood-plasma infusions have long been in widespread use for other indications and are considered extremely safe.

Nov 05, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Alzheimer's may vanish by drinking this 'miracle mix'

The drink, called Souvenaid is aimed at treating the root cause of Alzheimer's, which is the loss of brain synapses. 
 

Oct 31, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Delayed word processing may predict Alzheimer's risk

 Researchers studied the brain activity of a group of 25 patients to establish how quickly they processed words shown to them on a computer screen.

Oct 20, 2017, 17:23 PM IST

This is how menopause triggers Alzheimer's

According to neuroscientists, depleting levels of the hormone cause a decline in a key neuroprotective element in the female brain, which then raises their risk of developing the disease.
 

Oct 11, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Alzheimer's disease strikes Pakistan; more than two million affected

Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behaviour changes and the disease is rapidly spreading globally. 

Sep 27, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

Multi-gene test found effective in predicting Alzheimer's disease

In a new test, a research team has found that combining the effects of over two dozen genetic variants help in predicting which cognitively normal older adults will go on to develop Alzheimer's dementia.
 

Sep 24, 2017, 17:39 PM IST