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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.
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.
Protein shows promise for effective Alzheimer's treatment
New York, Aug 31 : Researchers have found that a protein may help reverse the effects of damaging plaques in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Eating shark products may increase Alzheimer's risk
New York, Aug 30 : Consumed widely in Asia, shark products may not be actually that healthy for humans as researchers have found high concentrations of toxins linked to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease in the fins and muscles of sharks.
RIP GeneWilder: Celebs mourns loss of 'funniest and sweetest energies ...
WashingtonD.C [US], Aug. 30 (ANI): 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.
Traditional Indian diet dramatically cuts Alzheimer's risk
New York, Aug 27 : While consumption of meat, sweets, and high-fat dairy products that characterise a Western diet significantly increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease, traditional Indian diet is associated with reduced risk of the most common form of dementia, says a study.
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.