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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.
Healthy diet during midlife lowers dementia risk later in life
Washington, Mar 11 : A new study suggests that healthy dietary choices in midlife may prevent dementia in later years.
Exercise in teenage years can prevent early dementia
London, March 11 : Lower intelligent quotient (IQ) and poor cardiovascular fitness in teenage years may increase the risk of developing dementia before age 60, a study shows.
Simple blood test can predict Alzheimer's
Washington, March 10 : A simple blood test has the potential to predict whether a healthy person would develop symptoms of dementia within two or three years, a promising research shows.
Self-rated physical fitness in midlife may reveal individuals' risk ...
Washington, Feb. 27 : A new collaborative study from Finland has found that a simple question about self-rated physical fitness in midlife may reveal individuals who are at an increased risk of developing dementia.
Carbohydrates rich diet could up dementia risk
Washington, Feb. 22 : Researchers have linked carbohydrate calorie-rich diets to a greater risk for brain shrinkage, dementia and Alzheimer's disease, impaired cognition, and other disorders.
India, Netherlands to jointly research stroke, dementia causes
New Delhi, Jan 30 : India and the Netherlands Thursday launched a joint research project to go into the causes of stroke and dementia.
Facebook helps reveal Alzheimer sufferers' plight
Washington, Jan 30 : A recent campaign used a very unique method so as to raise awareness about the most common form of dementia.
New molecule could help lower diabetics' risk of developing dementia ...
Washington, Jan. 29 : Researchers have created a molecule that has the potential to lower diabetic patients' higher risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
Higher vitamin D levels could delay or prevent dementia in ...
Washington, Jan 17 : A new study, that looks into the vitamin D levels in patients with Parkinson's disease, opens up the possibility of a new avenue of early intervention that may delay or prevent the onset of cognitive impairment and depression.