Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

Alzheimer’s disease


Alzheimer’s progression slowed by drug in major trial

September 28, 2022 1:14 pm

The result marks a major milestone for researchers who have been trying in vain for decades to stop the inexorable decline tied to the disease. How much of a difference it will make for patients and families is less clear

Bengaluru: Nimhans holds memory screening camp on World Alzheimer's Day

September 21, 2022 4:30 pm

The camp is part of the Karnataka Brain Health Initiative (KaBHI), launched in January by the health department and the premier Bengaluru institution to improve the care for people with neurological diseases such as dementia.

New landmark study sheds light on the possible cause of Alzheimer’s-related symptoms

February 24, 2022 4:10 pm

The researchers found that the loss of synapses or connections between brain cells was strongly associated with poor performance on cognitive tests

World Alzheimer's Day: Early warning signs of dementia you shouldn't ignore

September 21, 2021 12:11 pm

Memory loss is the key symptom of Alzheimer's disease. Everyone has occasional memory lapses, but memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease persists and worsens

Alzheimer’s care amid pandemic: All you need to know

September 20, 2021 6:30 pm

World Alzheimer's Day 2021: Amid pandemic, rapid memory deterioration has been seen among Alzheimer’s patients, as Covid invasion affects the neurological system, say doctors

What is Deep Brain Stimulation? Doctor explains the 'fully-awake' surgical method for Parkinson’s Disease

September 08, 2021 6:52 pm

It is important to understand the disease, but more important to translate this understanding to better therapy, which may not cure/stop the progression, but give better quality living

They have Alzheimer’s. This clinical trial may be a last hope

April 24, 2021 3:53 pm

“How do you recruit when patients do not realize they are eligible?” said Michelle Papka, director of the Cognitive and Research Center, a clinical trial site in Springfield, New Jersey.

Here's how you can effectively communicate with an older person living with Alzheimer’s

September 30, 2020 4:17 pm

A person with Alzheimer's will live in their own reality. Pay attention and try to understand their main points, but don’t engage in an argument or correct a mistake in speech, suggests Dr Rajesh Benny, Consultant Neurology, Fortis Hospital, Mulund

MIND diet: Eating these foods can improve brain health

June 19, 2020 12:32 pm

MIND Diet, according to International Food Information Council Foundation, is also known to reduce oxidative stress as it is rich in antioxidants.

Not sure if it is just memory lapse or Alzheimer's? Look out for these signs

October 30, 2019 1:39 pm

From misplacing items to getting lost in familiar spaces -- know when your loved one would need help.