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Monday, May 25, 2020



Aspirin does not lower risk of Alzheimer's or dementia: Study

March 30, 2020 7:15 pm

In order to arrive at the result, the study examined 19,114 men and women. They were above 70 years of age and did not suffer from dementia or any heart disease at the outset.

Alzheimer’s Day: Patients need empathy, someone to talk to, say doctors

September 22, 2019 9:13 am

The cluster of symptoms, consisting of progressive loss of memory, impairing the functioning of day to day activities, affecting cognitive skills, are indicative of dementia. An umbrella term in itself, it can be caused by various factors. Azheimer’s, characterised by memory loss, is one of its symptoms.

Decreased deep sleep may signal Alzheimer's disease: Study

January 10, 2019 4:45 pm

Most 80 per cent were cognitively normal, and the remaining were very mildly impaired. The researchers monitored the participants' sleep at home over the course of a normal week.

Feeling sleepy during the day may trigger Alzheimer's: Study

September 08, 2018 4:34 pm

People who feel sleepy during the day are nearly three times more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than those who have a good night's sleep.

Families cope with emotional struggle as dementia arrives too early for some

August 19, 2018 8:17 pm

The last official document by Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) in 2010 pegged Indian patients of dementia at 3.4 million, putting healthcare costs at Rs 14,700 crore annually.

Reducing Alzheimer's stigma crucial for prevention research

March 27, 2018 9:04 pm

For the study, published in the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, a random sample of 317 adults was asked to react to a fictional description of a person with mild stage Alzheimer's.

Lost memories can be restored: Research

December 22, 2014 12:18 pm

Researchers may be able to restore lost memories in early-stage Alzheimer's patients, suggests a new study.

Drug for skin disorder may help in treating Alzheimer's: Scientists

December 09, 2014 11:34 am

Scientists researched that It may be possible to treat Alzheimer's disease with a drug used for treating a skin disorder.

Sleep disorder linked to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

April 23, 2014 5:04 pm

In healthy brains, muscles are temporarily paralysed during sleep to prevent this from happening.

A blood test that can predict Alzheimer's

March 10, 2014 2:47 pm

The blood test can identify 10 lipids, or fats, in the blood that predict Alzheimer's disease onset.