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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.

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.

'Novel drug may protect against Alzheimer disease'

September 11, 2019 10:30 am

Recent studies have found that Alzheimer's may develop without dementia in nearly 25 per cent of healthy 80-year-old patients, suggesting the body may turn to compensatory mechanisms to maintain the nervous system, said researchers from the University at Buffalo in the US.

Being socially active in the 50s and 60s linked to lower dementia risk, says study

August 05, 2019 1:25 pm

The analysis showed that someone who saw friends almost daily at age 60 was 12 per cent less likely to develop dementia than someone who only saw one or two friends every few months.

Spicy diet may increase dementia risk, says study

July 24, 2019 6:48 pm

Capsaicin is the active component in chili which reportedly speeds up metabolism, fat loss and inhibits vascular disorders but this is the first longitudinal study to investigate the association between chili intake and cognitive function.

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.

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.

Commonly prescribed drugs may up dementia risk: Study

June 29, 2019 10:27 am

According to the research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, out of the 58,769 patients with dementia, 63 per cent were women. The average age of the patients was 82.