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Dementia

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Dementia cases set to triple by 2050 unless countries address risk factors: Lancet study

January 07, 2022 11:57 pm

The estimated cases of dementia in India in 2019 were 3,843,118. By 2050, the number is expected to increase 197% to 11,422,692 cases.

Nimhans to help make South Bengaluru dementia-friendly

September 24, 2021 7:58 am

The project will investigate the prevalence, incidence, and risk of dementia and create awareness on the condition in south Bengaluru.

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

World failing to address dementia challenge: WHO report

September 04, 2021 7:16 am

The ‘Global status report on the public health response to dementia’ takes stock of progress made to date towards the 2025 global targets for dementia laid out in the WHO’s ‘Global Dementia Action Plan’ published in 2017.

How exercise may help keep our memory sharp

August 26, 2021 12:58 pm

Irisin, a hormone produced by muscles during exercise, can enter the brain and improve cognition, a new mouse study suggests.

Effective nutrition care tips for the elderly with dementia

June 09, 2021 7:14 pm

As dementia progresses, feeding and maintaining nutritional status becomes challenging

FDA approves new drug to treat Alzheimer’s; here's what experts in India have to say

June 08, 2021 5:55 pm

Aducanumab targets amyloid, the underlying cause of Alzheimer's, explained Dr Vihor Pardasani, neurologist, Bhatia Hospital, Mumbai

Sleeping too little in middle age may increase dementia risk, study finds

April 21, 2021 11:06 am

Now, a large new study reports some of the most persuasive findings yet to suggest that people who don’t get enough sleep in their 50s and 60s may be more likely to develop dementia when they are older

Former rugby players to sue governing bodies after being diagnosed with dementia

December 12, 2020 8:28 am

A group of eight former Rugby players, including England’s 2003 World Cup winner Steve Thompson and former Welsh flanker Alix Popham, are suing the unions for negligence in promoting safety.

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