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Alzheimer's

ALZHEIMER'S NEWS

Chasing the cure

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.

Explained: How China proposes to treat Alzheimer’s with new drug

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.

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.

Explained: Can 'aducanumab' treat Alzheimer’s disease? 

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.

These superfoods could help you deal with 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.

Is there a link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's 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.

Alzheimer’s may be a risk to older men with prostate cancer: Study

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.

Poor quality sleep in 50s, 60s increases risk of Alzheimer's disease: Study

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.

Use of statins reduces mortality, stroke risk in dementia patients: Study

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.

Brain scans can detect Parkinson's years before symptom appear, says study

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.