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Dementia less likely to occur if you're married

Dementia less likely to occur if you're married

New York: A new study has found that married people are less likely to experience dementia as they age. On the other hand, divorcees are ...Read More

Memory clinics in state take care of mental health

Memory clinics in state take care of mental health

Mumbai: It has been two months since the Maharashtra government set up a memory clinic. This initiative was started on October 2 and 28 o...Read More

Music is the medicine for people with dementia

Music is the medicine for people with dementia

Washington: The positive impact of music on human psyche has been known for a long time. Now, according to a new study, music may even he...Read More

Irregular heartbeat may  increase dementia risk

Irregular heartbeat may increase dementia risk

London :  People with a particular kind of irregular heartbeat may experience faster decline in thinking and memory skills and are at gre...Read More

History of stroke raises dementia risk by 70 percent

History of stroke raises dementia risk by 70 percent

Mumbai: People who have suffered a stroke are more likely to develop dementia, as per a recent study by the University of Exeter Medical ...Read More

Forget Me Not! How India is fighting dementia

Forget Me Not! How India is fighting dementia

Over the next 15 years, the number of Indians living with dementia will almost double, meaning more Indian families will become caregiver...Read More

Simple steps to take care of people with dementia

Simple steps to take care of people with dementia

There are many methods to make life of people with dementia a bit easier  by following some  simple steps, says Pritha Banerjee

‘First brain training that reduces dementia risk identified’

‘First brain training that reduces dementia risk identified’

New York, In a first, researchers have identified a form of mental exercise that can significantly reduce the risk of dementia. The cogni...Read More

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Daily sauna can reduce dementia risk

London : The sense of well-being and relaxation experienced during sauna bathing can help reduce risk of dementia, new research suggests.

New sensor can detect vitamin B12 deficiency within minutes

New sensor can detect vitamin B12 deficiency within minutes

Melbourne: Scientists have developed a new world-first optical sensor that may quickly detect vitamin B12 defficiency, a condition linked...Read More

Virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly

Virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly

London: Combining virtual reality and treadmill training is likely to help prevent falls in older adults better than treadmill training a...Read More

Want a better memory? Eat Mediterranean diet

Want a better memory? Eat Mediterranean diet

Sydney: A Mediterranean diet can improve your cognitive function, reduce chances of Alzheimer and improve heart conditions, shows a new s...Read More

Leukaemia drug may help treat Parkinson’s, dementia 

Leukaemia drug may help treat Parkinson’s, dementia 

Washington: A drug approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat leukemia has the potential to improve motor and cognitive fun...Read More

Leaky blood-brain barrier may lead to Alzheimer’s disease

Leaky blood-brain barrier may lead to Alzheimer’s disease

London: Researchers using a contrast-enhanced MRI technique have found that leakages in the blood-brain barrier (BBB) may lead to early o...Read More

Social activities lower depression in elderly

Social activities lower depression in elderly

London: Older adults suffering with dementia who indulged in a high-intensity functional exercise programme and group activity showed red...Read More

Brain insulin resistance linked to Alzheimer’s, diabetes

Brain insulin resistance linked to Alzheimer’s, diabetes

New York: Alzheimer’s disease impairs insulin signalling in the brain, making a person with the most common form of dementia more likely ...Read More

New genes responsible for stroke, dementia discovered

New genes responsible for stroke, dementia discovered

Boston: A new set of genes that may be responsible for the two most common and disabling neurological conditions, stroke and dementia, ha...Read More

Why some dementia patients  fail to understand language

Why some dementia patients fail to understand language

New York : Greater buildup of a toxic protein found in Alzheimer’s disease on the left side of the brain can lead to a rare type of langu...Read More

Keep your mind active to keep Alzheimer’s at bay

Keep your mind active to keep Alzheimer’s at bay

New York: Taking part in mentally stimulating activities such as reading books and magazines, playing games and using computers in the mi...Read More

Regular sex can help the elderly fight off dementia

Regular sex can help the elderly fight off dementia

London : If you are in your 50s and experiencing early signs of dementia, before you schedule an appointment with a doctor, why not try s...Read More

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