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Canola oil may be harmful for the brain: Study
New York, Dec : Two tablespoons of canola oil daily may worsen memory, learning ability as well as cause weight gain in people with Alzheimer's disease, claims a study.

This therapy holds promise for Alzheimer's disease treatment
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 6 : Researchers offer a ray of hope to patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease through a new treatment called hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

ARDSI, Mumbai Chapter; ALKEM organise 'Awarathon' for Alzheimer's ...
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Dec 4 : To spread awareness, Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI), Mumbai Chapter organised Awarathon Mumbai 2017 on Sunday at Worli Sea face, which saw participation from all strata of society, medical practitioners, caregiver, corporate people, NGO, ...

This tool may help trace Alzheimer's risk in elderly
Toronto, Dec 4 : Researchers have developed a new tool that can help physicians track cognitive performance of older adults at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia.

Just 20 mins of High-intensity exercise daily may boost your memory
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 23 : Engaging in high-intensity exercises for just 20 minutes may help enhance your memory and ward off dementia and Alzheimer's, finds a recent study.

WhatBox, Inc. releases Last Walking Cane You'll Ever Buy with 3 new ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala: WhatBox, Inc., a new product design company, is releasing 3 new models of their fashion-forward walking cane, iStand. In addition to the non-tech version, iStand offers families a trackable cane with GPS, and a "smart" cane with fall detection and Alzheimer'sAlerts for wandering ...

New Preclinical Research Suggests Utility of Tetra Discovery ...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich: New preclinical research suggests the potential utility of BPN14770, a selective PDE4D inhibitor currently under development by Tetra Discovery Partners as a prospective treatment for memory and cognitive problems associated with Alzheimer's disease, in the treatment of Fragile ...

Autumn Leaves Launches #ThisIsALZ Campaign To Promote Awareness Of ...
IRVING, Texas: Autumn Leaves, a nationwide leader in standalone residential memory care, announced last week a new informational initiative to promote awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

Declining sense of smell can identify patients with mild cognitive ...
Washington DC [USA], November 12 : Researchers have determined that a declining sense of smell may be able to identify patients with mild cognitive impairment that could respond to certain drugs used to treat Alzheimer's disease.

This sleep disorder puts you at high Alzheimer's risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 11 : Having obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) raises the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a recent study.

New Report Highlights Innovation in Alzheimer's Clinical Trials
NEW YORK: There are 126 drugs in clinical development for Alzheimer's disease and "every single one represents hope," according to Closing in on a Cure: 2017 Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Report.

Sleep disorder may lead to Alzheimer's
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 10 : Elderly people, take note!

Kogenix Licenses Gene Therapy for Prevention of Age-Related Dementia ...
BOSTON: In a paper published today in Nature's Molecular Psychiatry, scientists from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) and the Vall d'Hebron Research Institute showed for the first time cognitive improvements in old animals that were treated at younger age with secreted alpha Klotho (s-KL) ...

Young blood offers hope in fight against Alzheimer's
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 5 : Pumping young blood into the elderly may help ward off the symptoms of dementia, according to a recent study.

CAMH study reveals promising new avenue to explore treatments for ...
TORONTO: In an innovative study, researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have discovered brain changes linked to memory loss in people with Alzheimer's disease. The discovery provides a new focus for exploring ways to treat or prevent dementia, which currently affects more ...

Long-term opioid use may not increase risk of Alzheimer's
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 25 : Myth busted! Long-term use of powerful pain-relieving drugs is not associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, shows a recent study.

ShangPharma Innovation and SRI International Announce Drug Discovery ...
MENLO PARK, Calif: ShangPharma Innovation Inc. (SPII) and SRI International today announced a strategic collaboration to accelerate the development of innovative pharmaceuticals targeting neuroinflammation as a treatment for Alzheimer's and other diseases.

Cure Alzheimer's Fund Dedicating USD 500,000 Research Effort in ...
WELLESLEY, Mass: Cure Alzheimer's Fund announced that it is dedicating USD 500,000 to a research effort in the memory of the late Trish Vradenburg, co-founder of UsAgainstAlzheimer's, who passed away in April.

Alzheimer Europe: Five-country Survey of Carers Highlights Continuing ...
BERLIN: At the 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Berlin, Prof. Bob Woods (Bangor University, Wales, United Kingdom) presented the top line results of a five-country survey on the experience of 1,409 carers of a diagnosis of dementia. Amongst the key reported findings

This cognition-enhancing drug may be most effective for Alzheimer's
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 30 : A team of researchers has recently suggested that a drug - donepezil - is most likely to enhance concentration, memory, alertness and moods in patients with Alzheimer's dementia.

Austin Photographer Carmen Buck Preserves Alzheimer's Families' ...
AUSTIN, Texas: Many families have no suitable photographs of their loved ones who have Alzheimer's. They don't realize honoring ordinary moments with compassionate photography is an important part of their parent's journey.

Axovant Announces Negative Topline Results of Intepirdine Phase 3 ...
BASEL, Switzerland: Axovant Sciences (NASDAQ: AXON) today announced that the Phase 3 MINDSET clinical trial of its investigational drug intepirdine in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) who were receiving background donepezil therapy did not meet its co-primary efficacy ...

5 Things You Should Know About the 'Big D' and Why You Need to Share ...
WARRINGTON, England: Dementia has been described as a global health 'ticking time bomb' by world-leading experts.

Diverse Hispanic communities in New York City need information and ...
NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2017 : In honor of Hispanic Heritage month September 15th - October 15th, the Alzheimer's Association- New York City Chapter is highlighting free resources and local programs available in both Spanish and English.

ProMIS Neurosciences Announces Successful Humanization of Lead ...
TORONTO and CAMBRIDGE, MA, Sept. 23, 2017 : ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc., a company focused on discovery and development of precision treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, today announced the successful humanization of its lead product candidate for Alzheimer's disease (AD), PMN310, a monoclonal ...

World Alzheimer's Day: Forgetfulness could be dangerous
New Delhi , Sep 21 : Alzheimer's disease causes the slow progressive neurological disorder which impacts the memory and other cognitive mental functions like thinking and reasoning skills.

World Alzheimer's Day: Alzheimer's burden on women
New Delhi , Sep 21 : How would you feel if you wake up one day and find yourself surrounded by strangers, all of whom claim to be your family?

Alzheimer's Disease: Myths and Facts
New Delhi , Sep 21 : More than four million people in India are afflicted with some form of dementia, with Alzheimer's being the most common cause.

Suffering from Alzheimer's Disease? You may be a patient of Type 3 ...
New Delhi , Sep 21 : According to statistics, about 3.7 million people in India suffer from Alzheimer's disease and this is likely to double by 2030.

Connected Living Teams Up with UsAgainstAlzheimer's, Sodexo and other ...
QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 18, 2017 : In recognition of World Alzheimer's Day, Connected Living, a provider of social networking services to families and senior citizens, announced today that it has pledged to donate 15 percent of all proceeds from their app services to UsAgainstAlzheimer's (UsA2), an ...