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Jul 10, 2018
New Alzheimer's drug from Biogen and Eisai shows promise in mid-stage trialsCurrently prescribed drugs to Alzheimer's patients offer symptomatic relief, but do not slow, stop or reverse the damage done.
May 08, 2018
'Project We Forgot': A caregiver's letter to her father suffering from Alzheimer’sThe challenges that young caregivers face are unique, especially with having to cope with the struggles of adolescence, alongside competing demands of school and caregiving. Melissa is working to address this gap through Project We Forgot, a community platform she kickstarted, which offers support for young caregivers of persons with dementia.
Dec 06, 2017
Scientists reveal what makes human cells maintain calcium equilibriumThe membrane-bound protein is named LRRC8B and it is found inside a cell’s subunit called endoplasmic reticulum (ER).
Aug 30, 2017
Virtual reality game Sea Hero Quest used to study Alzheimer's disease by scientistsApart from being a game, Sea Hero Quest, also doubles as scientists' latest tool for studying Alzheimer's disease.
Jul 09, 2017
Do not go gentle into that good night: On Alzheimer’s, women and empowermentTill the grip is tightened, till there is no wiggle room left, Alzheimer’s graciously allows a moment of whimsical freedom that life doesn’t always afford
May 24, 2017
Treatment for Parkinson's might work for Alzheimer's, Huntington's too: StudyThe finding potentially could explain the mechanism by which Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's and other neurodegenerative diseases spread within the brain and disrupt normal brain functions.
Jan 27, 2017
Japanese researchers develop new drug that may offer hope to Alzheimer's patientsTokyo: Advancing the fight against Alzheimer's disease, Japanese researchers have in a breakthrough study, developed a new drug that could help treat the most common form of dementia.
Nov 25, 2016
Google Glass to develop 'virtual testing' model for detecting Alzheimer's and Parkinson's earlyRussian scientists are using Google Glass to develop a new "virtual testing" model that may help doctors to identify Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and other brain disorders at an early stage.
Nov 16, 2016
New smell test may help identify people at risk of getting Alzheimer's diseaseResearchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the US have developed a method to identify those at risk for Alzheimer's disease on the basis of their ability to recognise and recall odours.
Jun 21, 2016
Blueberries help to fight age, memory lossConsuming blueberries can help in reverting age and improving vision and memory, says a new study.