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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.

Explained: What the largest study on dementia hopes to achieve

November 03, 2020 1:41 pm

Dementia is quite widespread, with over five million people suffering in India alone, a figure set to cross 10 million by 2040. Dementia mainly affects older people, but it is not a normal part of ageing.

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

World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: Common in elders, still Alzheimer’s is not a part of ageing, say experts

September 21, 2020 10:50 am

WHO confirms that there are around 50 million people suffering from dementia and also there are around 10 million new cases every year, says Dr Rajul Aggrawal

Study explains how you can cut down the risk of dementia significantly

August 05, 2020 5:24 pm

According to the (WHO), there are around 50 million people around the world who have dementia, and nearly 10 million new cases come up every year

Older adults with strong sense of smell have lower risk of dementia: Study

July 23, 2020 1:24 pm

The researchers said that more than touch, hearing or vision, a keen sense of smell has a stronger association against dementia.

This popular diet can help fight dementia, suggests study

April 15, 2020 12:30 pm

Around 8000 elderly people with varying severity of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of loss of vision, were studied.

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.

Having an optimistic partner can reduce your risk of dementia: Study

February 13, 2020 10:03 am

Staying with an optimistic partner, according to the researchers, is also associated with incorporating healthy lifestyle habits.

Diet Soda: To drink or not to drink

January 06, 2020 1:48 pm

We spoke to doctors who gave us an insight into what really comprises diet soda, whether it is indeed a 'healthier' alternative, and how much should one consume.