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Wednesday, January 19, 2022



Can an athlete’s blood enhance brainpower?

December 13, 2021 7:12 pm

A genetic analysis showed that about 1,950 genes had changed in response to the infusion of runner blood, becoming either more or less activated.

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

Scent memory: How a strong fragrance can promote mental well-being

June 01, 2021 1:46 pm

"A scent can remind you of a person, an occasion, or a mood. The scent of a baby is one of the happiest scents."

Parkinson’s disease: Everything you need to know about the neurological disorder

November 10, 2020 2:11 pm

It occurs and progresses with ageing, but in rare cases, it is also witnessed among children and teenagers, said Dr Rajul Aggrawal, senior consultant, neurologist, Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, New Delhi

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

Identity, memory find expression in new media designer Kadambari Sahu's multi-sensorial installations

August 21, 2020 3:51 pm

‘Sniffing Out The Differences’ has won numerous international honours recently, including the DNA Paris Design Award, the German Design Award and the Red Dot Award. From themes of racism to connectedness, the installations privilege the sense of smell to tell stories

Want a smarter brain? Try doing one or more of these things

December 04, 2019 10:01 am

The key is to break away from the tedium and try building new memories every day.

In Munich, once the heart of the Nazi Party, follow a trail of remembrance which says: never again

November 11, 2019 4:21 pm

Germany’s culture of remembrance, however, did not develop organically in Munich as it did in other places, like Berlin.

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.

Poor sleep may adversely affect memory in older adults, says study

June 26, 2019 9:30 am

The study's takeaway message may be that regular sleep is important at any age for the best cognitive performance.