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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.
Now biosensor to detect cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
Brasilia, May 23 : Researchers have developed a biosensor that has been proven capable of detecting molecules that lead to some types of cancer as well as neurodegenerative diseases.
Now, a device for early detection of cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
Washington D.C, May 23 : A team of researchers has come up with a biosensor that is capable of detecting molecules associated with neurodegenerative diseases and some types of cancer.
Exercise at any age could keep Alzheimer's away
New York, May 17 : Regular exercise at any age could keep the mind young and help you stave off Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Practice yoga to combat Alzheimer's disease
Washington, D.C., May 11 : If you are suffering from cognitive and emotional problems that often precede Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, then it's time to start yoga.
Yoga can improve memory, reduce Alzheimer's risk
New York, May 11 : If you are trying to improve memory or offset the risk for developing memory loss or Alzheimer's disease, regular practice of yoga and meditation could be a simple, safe and low-cost solution to improving brain fitness, new research suggests.
Speech-based app for early detection of Alzheimer's
Kolkata, May 10 : Are you sinking into depression? Let your speech tell you.
Stress puts you at Alzheimer's risk
Washington D.C, May 8 : A new study has found that stress can trigger Alzheimer's disease by encouraging the accumulation of key proteins in the brain.
Drug that reverses genetic changes behind Alzheimer's
New York, May 4 : A drug which is already being used to treat a neurological disorder is capable of reversing key genetic changes associated with Alzheimer's disease, says a study.
Reverse symptoms of Alzheimer, Parkinson found
Washington D.C., April 26 : A new study describes an innovative strategy that reverses symptoms in the neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer and Parkinson, at least in fruit flies which had been genetically altered to model the diseases.
High-fructose diet can damage brain genes
New York, April 24 : Fructose, a sugar common in the western diet, can damage hundreds of brain genes in a way that could lead to a range of diseases -- from diabetes to cardiovascular disease, and from Alzheimer's to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- warns a new study.
Hayfever drugs can put oldies at Alzheimer's risk
Washington D.C, Apr 24 : A recent study has linked a group of over-the-counter drugs to the development of dementia and Alzheimer's in older adults.
Losing one's way may be earliest sign of Alzheimer's
Washington D.C, Apr 24 : If you don't remember your way around, then it could be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study.
Six new proteins discovered to fight Alzheimer's, cancer
New York, April 12 : A team of scientists has discovered six new proteins that may help reveal secrets of how humans age -- potentially unlocking new insights into diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, cancer and other ageing-related problems.
Why Alzheimer's patients can't recognise their loved ones
Washington D.C, Apr 12 : Alzheimer's steals not only the memory but also the ability to recognise your loved ones and now, a recent study has revealed why it is so.
How Alzheimer's takes you away from loved ones
Toronto, April 11 : Alzheimer's not only steals the memory but also hinders people's ability to recognise faces -- slowly taking them away from their loved ones, researchers have found.
Brain insulin resistance linked to Alzheimer's, diabetes
New York, April 11 : Alzheimer's disease impairs insulin signalling in the brain, making a person with the most common form of dementia more likely to develop diabetes, suggests a new research conducted in mice.
Mimicry can help patients with Alzheimer's
London, April 1 : Imitating movements can help Alzheimer's patients regain some of their lost abilities due to the memory-impairing brain disorder, reveals an interesting study.
Brazilian researchers use nanofibre to fight Alzheimer's
Brasilia, March 28 : Brazilian researchers have improved delivery of a medication to fight Alzheimer's by using a nanofibre to regulate the compound's release, the media reported on Monday.
New blood test diagnoses Alzheimer's at initial stage
London, March 20 : Scientists have developed a novel blood test that may potentially facilitate the detection of Alzheimer's at an early stage, giving people up to 15 years warning before the condition develops.