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Octogenarian shoots dead wife with Alzheimer's disease
Carpi (Italy), Aug 22 : An 83-year-old man on Monday allegedly shot his wife dead in northern Italy on Monday, telling police he killed her because he could no longer cope with her Alzheimer's disease.
Mediterranean diet, exercise can cut risk of Alzheimer's
New York, Aug 19 : Mediterranean diet, regular physical activity and a normal body mass index can reduce the incidence of protein build-ups that are associated with the onset of Alzheimer's disease, says a study.
Explanation found for Alzheimer's risk gene gets
Washington D.C., Aug. 18 : A recent study has identified a connection between ApoE4 gene and protein build-up associated with Alzheimer's that provides a possible biochemical explanation for how extra ApoE4 causes the disease.
New treatment may help recovery from Alzheimer's
London, Aug 15 : Alzheimer's disease can be successfully treated with a commonly used anti-inflammatory drug which can reverse memory loss and brain inflammation, a new study has revealed.
Want a better memory? Eat Mediterranean diet
Sydney, Aug 10 : A Mediterranean diet can improve your cognitive function, reduce chances of Alzheimer and improve heart conditions, shows a new study.
This app will help dementia patients in restoring memories
Washington, Aug. 9 : In a one of its kind initiative, a smartphone app would now help the people suffering from Alzheimer's and other forms of age-related dementia.
Study enabling docs to predict risk of Alzheimer
Washington D.C, Aug. 8 : The recent findings have unveiled results from a new Randox Laboratories that will help in identifying the patients, who are at an elevated risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Can a Facebook app aid Alzheimer's caregivers?
New York, Aug 8 : Memory loss could trigger unimaginable chaos in the life of an Alzheimer's patient but taking care of dementia patients could be no less stressful either.
Brain: Use it so you don't lose it
Washington D.C, Aug 4 : When it comes to warding off Alzheimer's disease, a new research suggests a lifetime of mental activity can be good for you.
Being skinny in mid-life can up your Alzheimer's risk
Washington D.C, Aug 3 : Turns out, being skinny may not be all it's cracked up to be as a recent study has found a link between a lower weight and early Alzheimer's disease.
Indicators of Parkinson's disease found in fat tissue
New York, July 28 : Tiny changes in DNA that have been linked to Parkinson's, the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer's, can be found not only in brain cells, where they are expected, but also in liver, fat, immune and developmental cells, says a study.
Novel eye scan may detect Alzheimer's disease early
Toronto, July 28 : Researchers have developed new type of non-invasive eye scan that can identify Alzheimer's disease long before the onset of symptoms.
Low-cost smell test may predict early stages of Alzheimer's: Study
New York, July 27 : A simple, low-cost odour identification test may prove useful in predicting mental decline as well as help in detecting Alzheimer's disease during its early stages, reveals a study.
Smell test can reveal if you are at Alzheimer's risk
Washington D.C, Jul 27 : An odour identification test can tell whether or not your loved one is at risk of Alzheimer's disease, suggests a recent study.
This embryonic gene may help fight ageing
New York, July 26 : The fountain of youth may reside in an embryonic stem cell gene named Nanog, suggests new research that may lead to treatments for conditions due to reduced bone strength, Alzheimer's and other age-related disorders.
Hope for Alzheimer's cure as scientists develop protein
Washington D.C, Jul 25 : A newly-developed protein, which will help scientists to understand why nerve cells die in people with Alzheimer's disease, could pave way for new treatment strategies.
Novel protein acts as research tool for Alzheimer's disease
New York, July 23 : Scientists have designed a new protein that may act as an essential laboratory tool to help understand why nerve cells die in people diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
Is popping antibiotics a way to beat Alzheimer's?
Washington D.C, Jul 22 : Warding off Alzheimer's disease could one day be as easy as popping antibiotics, suggests a new study.
Can antibiotics slow Alzheimer's progression?
New York, July 21 : Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that long-term antibiotic treatment in mice decreases levels of amyloid plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's gene may shrink brain starting in childhood
New York, July 14 : A gene associated with Alzheimer's disease may shrink brain structures and lower thinking skills as early as in childhood, decades before the illness actually appears, says a research.
Decreased blood flow in brain earliest sign of Alzheimer's
Toronto, July 13 : Contrary to previous understanding, the first physiological sign of Alzheimer's disease is a decrease in blood flow in the brain, say researchers.
Oestrogen patch may cut Alzheimer's risk in some women
New York, July 13 : Administering the primary female sex hormone oestrogen via a skin patch shortly after menopause may reduce Alzheimer's risk in women, suggests new research.
This new eye technology can detect Alzheimer before symptoms
Washington D.C., July 12 : According to a new study, Alzheimer can now be detected even before the onset of symptoms with the help of new eye technology.
Eyes help researchers 'see' Alzheimer's before symptoms
New York, July 12 : Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered that eyes could help them see progression of Alzheimer's disease even before the onset of symptoms.
Artificial intelligence may predict Alzheimer's disease
London, July 6 : Combining machine learning method -- a type of artificial intelligence -- with a special MRI technique may help physicians predict who is more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, a study says.
New mouse model brings hope for Alzheimer's patients
New York, July 4 : An experiment with genetically engineered mice has revealed how Alzheimer's can cause dementia in humans, say promising research.
Marijuana have potential to cure Alzheimer's disease
Los Angeles, July 3 : An active compound in marijuana can contribute to the removal of toxic proteins in the brain, which are thought to kickstart the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a new study has found.
Diseased brain blood vessels tied to Alzheimer's
Washington D.C, Jul 3 (ANI): The cause for Alzheimer's disease is still unknown and now, a new study has shed light on the possible triggers of early Alzheimer's disease, linking it to cerebrovascular disease.
Smoking Alzheimer's out with weed
Washington D.C, Jul 2 : Cannabis has long been accused of affecting memory and thinking ability, but now, a team of researchers has found that it may actually help with the effects of brain ageing.
Combo therapy may help slow Alzheimer's down
Washington D.C, Jun 26 (ANI): According to a recent study, combination therapy may hold the key to slowing down Alzheimer's disease.