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Study reveals how renegade protein interrupts brain cell function in Alzheimer's disease

Led by researchers from NYU Grossman School of Medicine, the new study analysed the makeup of such tangles and found 12 proteins that they say have not before been tied to both tau and Alzheimer's 

Published on 28th July 2020
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Repetitive negative thinking linked to dementia risk, says a new study

In the study of people aged over 55, published in Alzheimer's & Dementia, researchers found 'repetitive negative thinking' (RNT) is linked to subsequent cognitive decline

Published on 8th June 2020
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ArtificiaI Intelligence supported test to detect glaucoma progression early, finds research

The researchers were able to accurately predict progressive glaucomatous damage 18 months before that seen with the current gold standard OCT retinal imaging technology

Published on 10th May 2020
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Researchers develop tool to predict risk of death for people suffering from dementia

The tool asks simple questions about the person during diagnosis and translates it to the chance of dying and of entering a nursing home

Published on 20th April 2020
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Study reveals Mediterranean diet may help preserve cognitive function

The researchers examined the effects of nine components of the Mediterranean diet on cognition. The diet emphasises the consumption of whole fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, legumes, fish, etc

Published on 14th April 2020
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A low carbohydrate diet keeps your brain healthy, says a new study from the US

Low carbohydrate diet may prevent age-related effects in the brain, says a study from Stony Brook University, New York

Published on 12th March 2020
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Illiterate people three times at higher risk to develop dementia, says US study

The study is published in an online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology

Published on 15th November 2019
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Can meditation and yoga be used to treat dementia? This Kerala medical college thinks so

The psychosomatic clinic of the Department of Psychiatry of the Medical College will take the lead in chalking out a programme for using MBI for dementia

Published on 18th September 2019
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Half of India's women don't get enough exercise, says WHO study

The gender gap in physical activity reveals a health equity issue where women face more environmental, social and cultural barriers to participate in physical activity

Published on 5th September 2018
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World Hypertension Day 2018: Top 10 risks of ignoring the condition

Hypertension is a common condition and studies in India have shown that around 30% of adults suffer from hypertension with a marked increase in urban areas as compared to rural India

Published on 16th May 2018
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Taking common antidepressants may put you at high risk of developing dementia

The researchers found a greater incidence of dementia among patients prescribed anticholinergic antidepressants, however, they are not yet aware of "exactly how anticholinergics might cause dementia"

Published on 28th April 2018
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AIIMS to adopt 50 physically challenged old-age people

In association with the NGO, Healthy Ageing Indian, the AIIMS will adopt 50 elderly people who are economically or physically challenged

Published on 3rd July 2017

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