Daily intake of cheese, wine linked to decrease in risk of age-related cognitive decline, reveals study
The dietary intakes of the participants of this study, however, were self-reported and not clinically supervised or controlled
International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020: Types of invisible disabilities and their impact
This year’s theme was designed to bring attention to disabilities that are not immediately apparent to others and yet have a deep and potentially devastating impact on the lives of the patients, their loved ones and caregivers
The model had an 88 percent success rate in predicting the onset of Alzheimer's in the same patients over the course of four years.
Musical training in childhood likely to improve memory and attention, aid treatment of neurological disorders, find studies
One of the studies indicated that just 15 months of musical training in early childhood can improve musically relevant motor and auditory skills, owing to training-induced structural changes in the brain
World Alzheimer's Day: Support and tools for caregivers limited, so are options for Alzheimer's care
The needs of Alzheimer's patients and caregivers aren't addressed, with the health care system already burdened with challenges in providing primary care.
Modified Mediterranean-keto diet and estrogen replacement may help reduce risk of Alzheimer's, reveal studies
The modified Mediterranean-ketogenic diet can regulate the gut microbiome in a way that improves cognitive function instead of letting it decline enough for Alzheimer’s to strike
Two different associations have pointed out the effectiveness of flu shots on brain and heart health.
Did you know a recent study found a way to revert heart damage caused due to a heart attack?
If you are in your 20s, the reality of Alzheimer's might feel really far away to you. Well, what if we told you that you might not have to worry about it at all? For the first time in the 20 years, a drug for Alzheimer's that claims to reverse the condition in the early stages and substantially improve cognitive function up to stage four of the disease has been approved for human use
Epilepsy, HIV/AIDS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, physical disabilities will not be covered by insurance policies.
On World Mental Health Day, we review 12 such signs of mental health illness that you should not ignore.
Research has shown that some individuals carry variants of genes that risk them developing Alzheimer’s in life.
Maintaining physical, social and mental health is a key part of reducing dementia risk, and thereby, Alzheimer's.
In India alone, more than 4 million people suffer from some sort of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that slowly progresses with age. The disease often goes unnoticed until significant damage has occurred.
Currently prescribed drugs to Alzheimer's patients offer symptomatic relief, but do not slow, stop or reverse the damage done.
The 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.
The membrane-bound protein is named LRRC8B and it is found inside a cell’s subunit called endoplasmic reticulum (ER).
Apart from being a game, Sea Hero Quest, also doubles as scientists' latest tool for studying Alzheimer's disease.
Till 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