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Gene therapy helps reverse loss of memory in mice suffering from ...
Washington, April 24 : Researchers have identified the protein which prevents memory consolidation when blocked.
'Chaperone' compounds could help treat Alzheimer's
Washington, April 21 : Researchers have devised a wholly new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease involving the so-called retromer protein complex.
Women more vulnerable to Alzheimer's gene: Study
New York, April 15 : Women born with a special gene are at greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease than men with the same disease, a study reveals.
New model set to revolutionize research in Alzheimer's disease
Washington, April 14 : Researchers, more than a decade ago, launched a project to develop a new mouse model that would allow more accurate evaluation of therapies for the disease.
Turmeric branded latest superfood to protect against Alzheimer's
Melbourne, April 10 : Researchers have said that turmeric could protect against a host of brain diseases, including Alzheimer's disease.
Drinking coffee could help you ward off Alzheimer's
Washington, April 8 : Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that caffeine has a positive effect on tau deposits in Alzheimer's disease.
Diabetes drug may help reduce Alzheimer's spread: Study
Washington, March 25 : While conducting an experimental model, researchers found that pramlintide, a diabetic drug, helps in reducing amyloid-beta peptides, a major element of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the brain.
Brit cyclist completes 14k mile journey from Bristol to Brisbane for ...
London, March 24 : A cyclist has covered 14,000 miles from his hometown Bristol in UK to Brisbane in Australia to raise money for research into Alzheimer's disease.
Healthy and active lifestyle could help beat dementia
London, March 24 : Researchers have said that a good diet, not smoking, taking exercise and limiting alcohol intake could help cut the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
New treatment could halt progression of Alzheimer's disease
Washington, March 21 : Researchers have discovered a way to potentially halt the progression of dementia caused by accumulation of a protein known as tau.
Chronic sleep disturbances could trigger early Alzheimer's onset
Washington, March 19 : Researchers have suggested that people, who experience chronic sleep disturbance - either through their work, insomnia or other reasons - could face an earlier onset of dementia and Alzheimer's.
Your eyes could reveal features of early-stage Alzheimer's disease
Washington, March 19 : Researchers have discovered eye abnormalities that may help reveal features of early-stage Alzheimer's disease.
Indian scientists find clue to Alzheimer's cure in Russell's viper ...
By Sahana Ghosh, Kolkata, March 19 : The bite that kills can also provide a clue to a cure. A tiny fraction of Russell's viper venom, one of the most deadly toxins, has been shown to halt the memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease in a new study by Indian scientists here.
Alzheimer's molecules could have been drivers of early life on Earth
London, March 17 : Researchers have said that amyloid plaques, a hallmark of diseases like Alzheimer's, may have acted as a catalyst to help trigger the reactions that sustain life.
Soon, simple blood test to help spot Alzheimer's 3 years before onset
Washington, March 10 : In a major breakthrough in the world of medical research, researchers claimed to have developed a way to identify people at high risk of cognitive decline or Alzheimer's within 3 years through a simple blood test.
Simple blood test can predict Alzheimer's
Washington, March 10 : A simple blood test has the potential to predict whether a healthy person would develop symptoms of dementia within two or three years, a promising research shows.
Inherited Alzheimer's neuronal damage begins 10 to 20 years before ...
Washington, Mar 8 : A study investigating an inherited form of Alzheimer's has found that the progression of the disease may slow once symptoms appear and do significant damage.
Brain cell breakthrough brings Alzheimer's treatment closer to reality
Washington, Feb. 26 : Researchers have found that increased brain cell activity boosts brain fluid levels of a protein linked to Alzheimer's disease.
Eating barbecued, fried food linked to Alzheimer's
London, February 25 : A new study has revealed that eating a meat-rich diet, which has been fried, barbecued or grilled, can trigger Alzheimer's disease and accelerate ageing.
Carbohydrates rich diet could up dementia risk
Washington, Feb. 22 : Researchers have linked carbohydrate calorie-rich diets to a greater risk for brain shrinkage, dementia and Alzheimer's disease, impaired cognition, and other disorders.
Those memory lapses could be Alzheimer's
Washington, Feb 22 : If you think you are developing Alzheimer's, you could be right, warns a study.
New wireless brain implant may help wounded soldiers and Alzheimer's ...
Washington, Feb. 10 : The Pentagon is looking at a wireless brain implant that allows wounded soldiers to recover motor skills lost through head trauma.
New drug target for Alzheimer's identified
Washington, Feb 2 : Researchers have identified abnormal expression of genes, resulting from DNA relaxation, that can be detected in the brain and blood of Alzheimer's patients.
Strawberries and cucumbers could help inhibit Alzheimer's
Washington, Feb 2 : A chemical that is found in fruits and vegetables from strawberries to cucumbers apparently stops memory loss that accompanies Alzheimer's disease in mice, a new study has claimed.
Facebook helps reveal Alzheimer sufferers' plight
Washington, Jan 30 : A recent campaign used a very unique method so as to raise awareness about the most common form of dementia.
New molecule could help lower diabetics' risk of developing dementia ...
Washington, Jan. 29 : Researchers have created a molecule that has the potential to lower diabetic patients' higher risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
Pesticides exposure linked to Alzheimer's disease
Washington, Jan. 28 : A new study has revealed that patients with Alzheimer's disease have significantly higher levels of DDE, the long-lasting metabolite of the pesticide DDT, in their blood than healthy people.
Single-cell amoeba holds promise for Alzheimer's disease
London, Jan 26 : Scientists have discovered the use of a simple single-celled amoeba to understand the function of human proteins in causing Alzheimer's disease.
Scientists find mechanism behind Alzheimer's spread
Washington, Jan 24 : Scientists have identified a critical regulator of a molecule deeply involved in the Alzheimer's disease's progression.
Fish oil could help prevent Alzheimer's
Washington, Jan. 23 : Fish has long been hailed as 'brain food,' and now a new study has revealed that fish oil supplementation can help ward off diseases such as Alzheimer's.