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A weapon against Alzheimer's in your womb?
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 20 : Think your memory is starting to slip? A protein found in umbilical cord blood may help turn back the clock on mental ageing.

Common sedatives may up risk of pneumonia in Alzheimer's patients
Washington D.C. [USA], April 10 : Commonly used sedatives, prescribed to patients with Alzheimer's disease, may be injurious, as a study finds that these drugs may increase the risk pneumonia.

91% youth don't consider forgetfulness as a disease: Study
New Delhi , Apr. 4 : As per a recent survey conducted by Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj (FHVK) to calculate the understanding of Alzheimer's and Dementia, it is found that forgetfulness is not considered as a disease among youth of India.

Genetic discovery offers hope for Alzheimer's disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 25 : A team of researchers has discovered a new gene that is associated with Tau accumulation, which is one of the defining features of Alzheimer disease (AD).

Changes in blood may spur Alzheimer's disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 22 : A recent study has linked changes in the vascular system to Alzheimer's disease.

Good news! Diabetes drug may help treating Alzheimer's disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 9 : Treating patients of Alzheimer's disease (AD) with a diabetes drug may improve their learning and memory function, reveals a study.

Alzheimer's drug shouldn't be prescribed for cognitive impairment, ...
Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 26 : US researchers have warned, Donepezil, a medication that is approved to treat people with Alzheimer's disease, should not be prescribed for people with mild cognitive impairment, without a genetic test.

Too much sugar may causes Alzheimer's
London [UK], Feb. 24 : A diet, high in sugar, could lead to Alzheimers, as a study finds a link between sugar and the brain disease.

Alzheimer's associated with defective brain cells spreading disease: ...
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 12 : A recent study suggests neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's may be linked to defective brain cells disposing toxic proteins that make neighboring cells sick.

Eat grapes twice a day to keep Alzheimer's at bay
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 5 : A study finds that consuming grapes twice a day for six months can help in protecting the brain against early decline associated with Alzheimer's disease.

Vitamin A deficiency in pregnant women ups risk of Alzheimer's for ...
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 28 : For would-be-mommies, inclusion of sweet potatoes, carrots, and dark leafy greens in their diet are a must, as a study warns that deficiency of vitamin A in the womb or just after birth can have a detrimental effect on the brain development of the fetus or the ...

Eat mushrooms to prevent risk of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 25 : A study claims that mushrooms may enhance nerve growth in the brain that can prevent the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

'Sniff test' may help reveal if you're at Alzheimer's risk
Washington D C [United States], Dec.23 (ANI): Soon, diagnosing early Alzheimer's disease may be as simple as measuring a person's sense of smell.

Study points molecular roots of Alzheimer's
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 21 : Scientists have detailed the structure of a molecule that has been implicated in Alzheimer's disease.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Here's how Gene Wilder's rejected James Corden's 'The Late Late Show'
London [UK], Aug. 31 : Social media was showered with posts related to Gene Wilder, after his demise due to complications from Alzheimer's on August 29 at the age of 83.

RIP GeneWilder: Celebs mourns loss of 'funniest and sweetest energies ...
WashingtonD.C [US], Aug. 30 : Soon as the news of American comic actor Gene Wilder's demise went viral, the social networking sites started flooding with condolences and remembrance notes for the 83-year-old comedy legend, who died due to complications from Alzheimer's on Monday.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.