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Walking speed, memory problems can help predict dementia: Study
Washington, July 26 : A new study has revealed that slow walking speed and memory complaints can predict if a person is at risk for dementia.
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.
Brain next frontier to treat obesity
Washington, July 24 : Therapies aimed at areas of the brain responsible for memory and learning could lead to better treatment of obesity and dementia, says a study.
Fish oil may protect alcoholics from neurodamage, dementia
Washington, July 19 : A new study has revealed that Omega-3 fish oil might help in reducing the risk of brain cell loss and eventual dementia in alcoholics.
Fish oil may save alcoholics from brain damage
New York, July 19 : Omega-3 fish oil could save the brain from alcohol-related damage and dementia by up to 90 percent, a new study says.
Moderate alcohol consumption fuels risk of atrial fibrillation
Washington, July 15 : A new research has shown that the moderate consumption of wine and hard liquor alcohol might be associated with increased risk for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia.
Gardens can cure dementia patients: Study
London, July 15 : For people suffering from dementia, spending time in gardens can bring relaxation, encourage activities and reduce stress, shows a study.
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.
Scientists claim hydrogen sulfide to be beneficial for health
Washington, July 10 : Scientists have found that hydrogen sulfide, a chemical which stinks like rotten eggs, can offer health benefits to people suffering from diabetes, stroke, heart attacks and even dementia.
REM sleep disorder a sign of impending neurodegenerative disease
Washington, June 10 : The sleep disorder in particular, called REM behavior disorder, could be a sign of impending neurodegenerative disease, including Parkinson's and dementia, scientists have claimed.
2G money laundering case: Karunanidhi's wife seeks discharge
New Delhi, June 9 : DMK chief M. Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal Monday pleaded before a court here that she is suffering from dementia and cannot defend herself and sought discharge in a 2G-related money laundering case.
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 ...
Being too cynical could lead to dementia
Washington, May 29 : A new study has revealed that people with high intensity cynical distrust were three times more likely to develop dementia than people with low levels of cynicism.
Golden rules to fight Alzheimer's revealed
London, May 27 : Specialists have revealed few simple guidelines that can help prevent deadly dementia.
Botham reveals watched dad 'die twice over' due to 'terrible' dementia
Sydney, May 25 : England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham has said that the 'terrible' fact about dementia is that one is forced to watch someone he/she loves 'die twice over'.
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.
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.
Now, 'FaceDementia' app to raise awareness about dementia
London, April 29 : A new app has been designed for Facebook users to raise greater awareness about the disease.
Bangalore-born Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer for poetry
By Arun Kumar, Washington, April 15 : Bangalore born Indian-American poet Vijay Seshadri has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "3 Sections", called "a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia."
Statins could cut dementia risk by 25 pc
London, April 14 : Scientists have revealed that statins drugs can slash the risk of dementia by a quarter.
Physical activity in midlife can lower dementia risk in old age
Washington, Apr 10 : A new study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland has found that physical activity in midlife seems to protect from dementia in old age.
Regular aerobic exercise may help slow down dementia in older women
Washington, April 9 : A new study has revealed that regular aerobic exercise boosts memory area of brain and may help to slow down advance of dementia in older women.
Regular aerobic exercise may prevent dementia
London, April 9 : Take up regular aerobic exercise to slow down the advance of dementia and other signs of cognitive decline, a study suggests.
White matter inextricably linked with cognitive health
Washington, April 8 : Researchers have identified an interesting connection between the health of the brain tissue that supports cognitive functioning and the presence of dementia in adults with Down syndrome.
High BP, sugar in teenage may lead to dementia
New York, April 1 : Watch your diet and exercise regularly before it is too late as a new research suggests that young adults with high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels are at greater risks of developing dementia later in life.
Healthy and active lifestyle could help beat dementia
London, March 24 : Researchers have said that a good diet, not smoking, taking exercise and limiting alcohol intake could help cut the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
New treatment could halt progression of Alzheimer's disease
Washington, March 21 : Researchers have discovered a way to potentially halt the progression of dementia caused by accumulation of a protein known as tau.
Diabetes, high BP in middle age up dementia risks
New York, March 21 : Diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age increase risks of brain damage which leads to thinking problems and dementia in later life, a study claims.
Chronic sleep disturbances could trigger early Alzheimer's onset
Washington, March 19 : Researchers have suggested that people, who experience chronic sleep disturbance - either through their work, insomnia or other reasons - could face an earlier onset of dementia and Alzheimer's.
Men with lower IQ and poor cardiovascular fitness during teens at ...
Washington, Mar 11 : Men, who at the age of 18, have poorer cardiovascular fitness and/or a lower IQ more often suffer from dementia before the age of 60, according to a new study.