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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.
Understanding how chemical changes in the brain affect Alzheimer's ...
Toronto, June 25 : A new study from Western University is helping to explain why the long-term use of common anticholinergic drugs used to treat conditions like allergies and overactive bladder lead to an increased risk of developing dementia later in life.
Diabetes drug could cure Alzheimer's disease: Study
London, June 22 : Alzheimer's Disease and Type-2 diabetes are so closely related that drugs currently used to control glucose levels in diabetes may also alleviate the symptoms and progression of the most common form of dementia, says a pioneering new study.
Awakening from Alzheimer's possible
Washington D.C, Jun 17 (ANI): Currently, no treatment can stop Alzheimer's disease, but now, a new study has offered hope by showing that it possible to reverse memory loss in the patients.
Sleepiness and fatigue linked to brain atrophy in cognitively normal ...
New York, June 16 : A new study found that normal older adults who experience excessive sleepiness during the day or significant fatigue may have more brain atrophy than expected for their age, particularly in areas of the brain that are more susceptible to aging and Alzheimer's disease.
Blood test that detects early Alzheimer's disease developed
New York, June 9 : Researchers have developed a blood test that leverages the body's immune response system to detect an early stage of Alzheimer's disease - referred to as the mild cognitive impairment (MCI) stage.
Enzyme may help protect against Alzheimer's
New York, June 5 : Researchers have identified an enzyme that may help protect us against the debilitating effects of certain degenerative brain diseases, including Alzheimer's.
Can dietary supplements prevent Alzheimer's?
Toronto, June 4 : A dietary supplement containing a blend of 30 vitamins and minerals has the potential to slow the progress of catastrophic neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, researchers say.
Long-term memory test may help early diagnosis of Alzheimer's
London, June 3 : A test to identify long-term memory loss is likely to provide an early indication of Alzheimer's disease and potentially help in reversing its effects by the development of new treatment, new research suggests.
Leaky blood-brain barrier may lead to Alzheimer's disease
London, May 31 : Researchers using a contrast-enhanced MRI technique have found that leakages in the blood-brain barrier (BBB) may lead to early onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Loss of Y chromosome may increase Alzheimer's risk in men
London, May 26 : Men with blood cells that do not carry the Y chromosome are at higher risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, says a study.