November 07, 2019 12:15 am
New Alzheimer’s drug offers hope for treating a difficult disease. It must be backed by more substantive trials.
November 06, 2019 8:55 am
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disorder that typically affects people older than 65. When it affects younger individuals, it is considered early onset.
October 30, 2019 1:39 pm
From misplacing items to getting lost in familiar spaces -- know when your loved one would need help.
October 23, 2019 9:51 pm
A new analysis called “EMERGE” led by Biogen in consultation with the FDA shows that administration of the drug may be able to reduce clinical decline in patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
September 21, 2019 5:46 pm
On the occasion of World Alzheimer's Day (today), we bring you these super-foods/diet tweaks that could cut down the risk of the disease.
September 22, 2019 9:22 am
Epidemiological studies show that T2DM increases the risk of AD by at least two-fold. Type 3 diabetes is a proposed term for Alzheimer’s disease resulting from insulin resistance and insulin deficiency.
July 08, 2019 5:05 pm
Among 1,54,000 older patients, 13 per cent who received hormone-blocking treatment developed Alzheimer’s, compared to nine per cent who had other treatment or chose no therapy, the study found.
July 03, 2019 11:46 am
The new finding, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, highlights the importance of sleep at every age to maintain a healthy brain into old age.
July 02, 2019 9:26 am
The research also demonstrated that statin users had a 23 per cent reduction in the risk of stroke, which is three times more likely in patients with mild dementia and seven times more likely in those with severe dementia.
June 21, 2019 11:50 am
Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder, after Alzheimer's disease. The disease is characterised by movement and cognitive problems but is known to become established in the brain a long time before patients are diagnosed.
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