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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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