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Walking speed may detect Alzheimer's risk
New York, July 26 : How fast people walk and whether they have memory complaints can help predict dementia early, researchers have found.
Healthy lifestyle key to fight mental decline
Helsinki, July 20 : Finnish researchers have suggested that a healthy lifestyle helps in fighting mental decline, with exercise and diet holding significant potential against Alzheimer's disease.
Vitamin B vitamins has no effect on Alzheimer's patients' mental ...
Washington, July 16 : A new study has revealed that taking vitamin B doesn't affect mental abilities of people suffering from Alzheimer's.
B vitamins can't prevent Alzheimer's: Study
London, July 16 : For millions who wished they could prevent Alzheimer's disease by taking B vitamins, Oxford University researchers have bad news.
Embrace healthy lifestyle to prevent dementia, claim scientists
London, July 14 : Researchers have revealed that people could be saved from developing Alzheimer's disease with the help of just few simple alterations in their lifestyle.
Now check your eyes, sense of smell to spot Alzheimer's early
Washington, July 14 : New research has revealed that Alzheimer's key biomarker could be identified in the retina and lens of the eye, moreover, the ability to identify odors might indicate the development of cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease in its early ages.
20 minutes of exercise can keep Alzheimer at bay
London, July 14 : A British study has suggested that just 20 minuteS of exercising, thrice a week, could drastically reduce the risk of Alzheimer's.
Smell, eye tests may detect Alzheimer's early
Washington, July 14 : While scientists are closer to developing a blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, Indian-origin professor Davangere Devanand and other researchers have found our eyes and sense of smell could well hold the key to detecting the disorder early in a cheaper and ...
Drug to cure Alzheimer's comes step closer
Seoul, July 10 : In what could open a new chapter in the development of drugs for treating Alzheimer's disease, for which currently there is no cure, researchers have discovered a new therapeutic target for tackling memory impairment.
Blood test signals for Alzheimer's identified: study
London, July 8 : British scientists have identified 10 proteins in the blood which can predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, marking "a significant step" towards developing blood test for the disease, according to a scientific report published Tuesday.
Now, simple blood test to predict Alzheimer in people
Washington, July 8 : Researchers have reached a step closer to Alzheimer's treatment by coming up with a new blood test which can predict the commencement of the disease in people.
Chemical switch may protect against brain loss
New York, July 4 : Scientists have stumbled upon a chemical "switch" in the brains of Alzheimer's and stroke patients that prevents the generation and survival of neurons.
Alzheimer's disease linked to brain hyperactivity
London, July 1 : Elevated activity in the hippocampus - the area of the brain that controls learning and memory - is linked with mild cognitive impairment and early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
3D brain view may help treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
New York, June 29 : In a breakthrough that may help in developing drugs for Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders, researchers have developed a 3D view of an important receptor in the brain.
New compound that could halt Alzheimer's progression identified
Washington, June 28 : New experiments in Sidney Strickland's Laboratory of Neurobiology and Genetics at Rockefeller University have identified a compound that might halt the progression of Alzheimer's by interfering with the role amyloid-beta, a small protein that forms plaques in Alzheimer's ...
New drug target for Alzheimer's disease found
Washington, June 14 : Scientists have discovered a new drug that targets Alzheimer's disease and has potential for development as a novel diagnostic tool.
Novel cure for Alzheimer's in sight
New York, June 14 : In a ray of hope for people suffering from the largely incurable Alzheimer's disease, scientists have stumbled upon an inhibitory neurotransmitter that could be new target for Alzheimer's drugs.
Depression in elderly associated with Alzheimer's risk
Washington, June 10 : A new study has revealed that depression builds up beta-amyloid plaque in the brain that could cause Alzheimer's in aged people.
Depression in elderly linked to Alzheimer's risk
London, June 10 : Late-life depression could become a major risk factor for developing Alzheimer's faster than others, a study says.
Animals to human models: Indian scientists question new approach in ...
By Sahana Ghosh, Kolkata, June 9 : With animal-based studies failing to hit the bull's eye in finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease (AD), the clock is ticking for over 3.7 million Indians suffering from dementia. While a British neurochemist has called for switching over to "state-of-the-art human ...
Golden rules to fight Alzheimer's revealed
London, May 27 : Specialists have revealed few simple guidelines that can help prevent deadly dementia.
Now battle ailments using music, dance and painting (Health Feature)
By Rupesh Dutta, New Delhi, May 25 : How about a prescription for dance, music and mimicry to fight and overcome trauma associated with ailments like cancer, Alzheimer's and even heart strokes? Fret no more over a huge list of medicines, as "expressive art therapy" comes to your rescue.
New compound helps reverse symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in mice
Washington, May 21 : Researchers have developed a molecular compound that restored learning, memory and appropriate behavior in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
Antidepressant could help slow Alzheimer's disease
Washington, May 15 : Researchers have found that a commonly prescribed antidepressant can reduce production of the main ingredient in Alzheimer's brain plaques.
Antidepressant shows promise in slowing Alzheimer's disease
Washington, May 15 : A commonly prescribed antidepressant may reduce production of a brain protein related to the development of Alzheimer's disease, showed a new US study conducted in mice and healthy people.
Cipla invests $21 mn in Chase to develop Alzheimer's drug
Mumbai, May 12 : Healthcare company Cipla Monday said it has invested $21 million in US-based Chase Pharmaceuticals Corporation Inc through its wholly owned subsidiary, Britain-based Cipla (EU) Limited, to develop a drug for Alzheimer's disease.
This gene makes you smart
New York, May 11 : In what could open up new therapeutic avenues for the prevention of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, scientists have now identified a gene that could play a role in making some people smarter than others.
People with longevity gene variant turn out to be smarter than peers
Washington, May 10 : Scientists have shown that people who have a variant of a longevity gene, called KLOTHO, have improved brain skills such as thinking, learning and memory regardless of their age, sex, or whether they have a genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.
Be in horses' company to ease Alzheimer's symptoms
New York, May 6 : Taking care of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease may not be an easy task, but if you let them take care of a horse under supervision, the symptoms of dementia eases to a great extent, a significant study revealed.
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.