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Bones can tell of brain degeneration in Alzheimer's: Study
New York, Dec 5 : A person's bones may act as one of the earliest indicators of brain degeneration in Alzheimer's disease, researchers have found.
Scientists identify connection between brain and bone in Alzheimer's ...
Washington D.C [US], Dec. 2 : In a recent study, researchers have identified a major connection between areas of the brainstem, the part that controls mood, sleep and metabolism and detrimental changes to bone in a preclinical model of Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Your love for coffee may prevent risk of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
London, Nov 29 : If you drink 3-5 cups of coffee a day, new research spells good news for you! A moderate intake of coffee may provide protection against age-related cognitive decline and other neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, says recent research.
Alzheimer's proteins behind vision loss in elderly: Study
London, Nov 22 : Researchers have found a group of proteins -- known to be the likely cause of Alzheimer's disease -- that get accumulated in the ageing retina causing damage to it and are also the key reason behind a vision loss condition among individuals aged 50 and older.
Eyes can reveal onset of Alzheimer's disease
New York, Nov 20 : In a breakthrough research, US scientists have identified that early signs of Alzheimer's disease can be detected by looking at the back of patients' eyes.
Fatty food may up mental problems in children
London, Nov 16 : Love to binge on fatty foods such as oily samosas and cheese-laden pizzas? Beware, as a new study warns that such children may be at risk of developing cognitive and psychiatric problems such as schizophrenia or Alzheimer's disease in their adulthood.
Smell test may help identify people at Alzheimer's risk
New York, Nov 15 : Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the US have developed a method to identify those at risk for Alzheimer's disease on the basis of their ability to recognise and recall odours.
Probiotics may improve cognition in Alzheimer's patients
Tehran, Nov 11 : A daily dose of probiotics -- live bacteria and yeasts -- that are well-known to be good for the digestive system, can also help improve cognitive functioning in people with Alzheimer's disease, researchers have found.
Loneliness predictive of preclinical Alzheimer's disease
New York, Nov 3 : The constant feeling of being lonely and isolated may be due to the increased amyloid levels in the brain and can be indicative of preclinical Alzheimer's disease, researchers have found.
Fatty acids from fish beneficial to prevent Alzheimer's
Macau, Oct 30 : Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids from fish may help to remove metabolites, including amyloid-beta peptides which is one of the factors that lead to Alzheimer's, finds a study conducted by researchers from the University of Macau.
New Alzheimer's drug holds more promise
New York, Oct 26 : An experimental drug developed to combat Alzheimer's disease has the potential to prevent inflammation, remove abnormal protein clumps in the brain as well as restore memory in the patients suffering from the neurodegenerative disease, a study has found.
Researchers find enzyme that may help to prevent Alzheimer's
New York, Oct 23 : Enzyme Nuak1 is a reliable potential target which can be used in drugs to prevent diseases such as Alzheimer's, finds a research.
Scientific study develops new strategies to prevent Alzheimer's
Washington D.C [US], Oct.23 : According to a recent study, scientists suggest that taking a certain kind of pill may prevent the accumulation of toxic molecules in brain which would help prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease.
Here's how Alzheimer's disease can be possibly prevented
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 22 : A new study has found out that consuming pills that prevents the accumulation of toxic molecules in the brain might someday help prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease.
Compound that could postpone ageing, help prevent Alzheimer's
London, Oct 15 : Researchers have found that a substance - the coenzyme NAD+ -- can both help extend life and postpone the onset of the ageing processes.
Animal study paves way for treatment of Alzheimer's with gene therapy
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 11 : In a recent research, scientists have prevented the development of Alzheimer's disease in mice by using a virus to deliver a specific gene into the brain, hence, opening avenues for potential new treatments of the disease.
Gene therapy may treat Alzheimer's
London, Oct 11 : Researchers at the Imperial College here have found that delivering a specific gene via an injection directly into the brain may offer a potential new therapy for halting the progress of Alzheimer's disease, especially when treated in its early stages.
Pill to prevent Alzheimer's disease in the offing
New York, Oct 8 : A pill that prevents the accumulation of toxic molecules in the brain and can help prevent or delay Alzheimer's, can be the next target in the fight against the neurocognitive disease, according to US scientists.
Some cancer cells contains Alzheimer cells too: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 8 : A recent study suggests that certain cancer progression proteins and metastasis are stored as amyloid bodies in dormant cancer cells.
Alzheimer's plays a role in cancer progression
New York, Oct 7 : A protein responsible for the development of neurological diseases like Alzheimer's disease also plays a role in the progression of cancer, a study has found.
Women's better verbal memory may shield Alzheimer's risk
New York, Oct 7 : Early detection of Alzheimer's disease in women may be more difficult than in men, because they tend to retain better verbal memory even when their brains show the same level of problems associated with the disease, a study has found.
Discovery of new protein may help in early diagnosis of Alzheimer
WashingtonD.C [USA], Oct.1 : A recent research at Rush University Medical Center recognized pathologic protein in the brain which may play a larger role in the development of clinical Alzheimer's disease.
Nicotine sans tobacco may ward off Alzheimer's disease: Study
New York, Sep 21 : Nicotine -- when given independent of tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages and even ward off neuro-degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, US researchers have said.
Alzheimer's patients need our affection, says JP Nadda
New Delhi, Sept 21 : Addressing the nation on World Alzheimer's Day on Wednesday, Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said that people suffering from the disease needs affection before treatment.
Being socially active early on can keep Alzheimer's at bay ...
New Delhi, Sep 20 : If you are in your 30s or 40s and have a family history of dementia or Alzheimer's, now is the time to start your fight to keep the disease at bay. At least for as long as you can.
Memory loss not only indicant in Alzheimer's diagnosis
New York, Sep 14 : Researchers should not rely on the clinical symptoms of memory loss alone to diagnose Alzheimer's disease because there could be other indicants of the neurodegenerative disease that do not initially affect memory, says a new study.
Cancer, not Zika or HIV, scares Americans most
New York, Sep 14 : While Zika remains a hot topic in the news, a new survey has revealed that of all the health conditions it is cancer -- particularly brain cancer -- that concerns most Americans, even more than obesity and neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Why hereditary diseases are so hard to get rid of
London, Sep 4 : Some high-risk gene variants, such as those for Alzheimer's disease or cancer, can persisted in the population for a long time without disappearing and researchers have now discovered why these harmful gene variants do not get weeded out by natural section in the course of ...
Novel antibody shows hope for Alzheimer's patients
London, Sep 1 : Researchers have developed a new antibody that has the potential to completely remove the harmful beta-amyloid plaques -- protein deposits -- in the brain of patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease.
Blood test for Alzheimer's comes a step closer
London, Sep 1 : In a major step towards development of a blood test for Alzheimer's disease, researchers have discovered a set of biomarkers (indicators of disease) that predicted whether or not a given individual would develop the debilitating disorder that impairs memory.