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New drug discovered that helps treat delusions in patients suffering from dementia
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New drug discovered that helps treat delusions in patients suffering from dementia

The drugs comes with a warning label and the cost could be an issue for patients are it costs about $3,000 a month.

Alzheimers spread differently in men, women more likely to develop it: new study
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Alzheimers spread differently in men, women more likely to develop it: new study

Diagnosing women for Alzheimers is harder as they tend to do better in verbal tests than men.

2.5 hours of physical activity each week could help keep Alzheimers at bay: Study
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2.5 hours of physical activity each week could help keep Alzheimers at bay: Study

For the study, 156 participants were classified as high physical activity, 68 as low physical activity.

New genes contributing to Alzheimers identified, widening scope for its treatment
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New genes contributing to Alzheimers identified, widening scope for its treatment

The genetic and environmental factors that susceptible to the development of Alzheimer's is still not well understood.

Scientists identify potential early biomarker for Alzheimer’s
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Scientists identify potential early biomarker for Alzheimer’s

The researchers have found that early breaking down of a protein, F-actin, in the brain leads to disruption in communication among nerve cells.

Study called 'Human Project' gears up to recruit and ask 10,000 people to share life's data
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Study called 'Human Project' gears up to recruit and ask 10,000 people to share life's data

Researchers are gearing up to start recruiting participants from across the city next year for a study so sweeping it’s called “The Human Project".

Alzheimer's disease may be predicted by AI
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Alzheimer's disease may be predicted by AI

Machine learning method -- a type of artificial intelligence -- with a special MRI may help physicians predict who is more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, a study says.

Memory test along with brain scan can detect very early stage of Alzheimer's: study
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Memory test along with brain scan can detect very early stage of Alzheimer's: study

A long-term memory test combined with a brain scan could help in early diagnosis of people with Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

Why some dementia patients lose ability to understand language
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Why some dementia patients lose ability to understand language

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 language dementia

Declining levels of protein in brain helps in the spread of Alzheimer's disease
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Declining levels of protein in brain helps in the spread of Alzheimer's disease

Indian-origin scientists have found for the first time that declining levels of a protein in the brain may play a key role in the advance of Alzheimer's disease.

Big B meets 100-yr-old Alzheimer patient who only remembers him
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Big B meets 100-yr-old Alzheimer patient who only remembers him

The actor met a 100-year-old fan of his, who is suffering from Alzheimer's disease and the only thing she remembers is the megastar's name.