Alzheimers Disease

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Earlier Alzheimer's is diagnosed, better the chance of the medicines working says health expert
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Earlier Alzheimer's is diagnosed, better the chance of the medicines working says health expert

A promising avenue for early diagnosis is detecting biomarkers — biological signatures of lesions caused by the illness.

World Alzheimer's Day 2021: History, significance and all you need to know about disease
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World Alzheimer's Day 2021: History, significance and all you need to know about disease

It is a neurodegenerative disease that deteriorates memory and cognitive abilities. It also creates difficulty in problem-solving and multitasking

Turn back time? Study hints at cause, possible solution to halt decline due to ageing, Alzheimer's
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Turn back time? Study hints at cause, possible solution to halt decline due to ageing, Alzheimer's

Research published in the journal Nature pinpoints the role of a messenger hormone called prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), found in much higher levels in older people and mice than their younger counterparts

Daily intake of cheese, wine linked to decrease in risk of age-related cognitive decline, reveals study
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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

Gamechanger: Blood test can predict if patients will develop Alzheimer's disease in the future
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Gamechanger: Blood test can predict if patients will develop Alzheimer's disease in the future

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.

Dementia and cognitive impairment may increase risk of severe COVID-19, reveals study
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Dementia and cognitive impairment may increase risk of severe COVID-19, reveals study

The study conducted on over 50,000 people in the UK found that the most significant and consistent risk factors of COVID-19 included dementia and cognitive disorders. This risk was only seen in individuals older than 70 years of age

Exposure of young population to air pollution may increase risks of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, other neurodegenerative diseases
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Exposure of young population to air pollution may increase risks of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, other neurodegenerative diseases

Fine particulate air pollution usually shoots up during the winter months, especially in parts of North India, due to crop burning and excessive bursting of firecrackers.

World Alzheimer's Day: Support and tools for caregivers limited, so are options for Alzheimer's care
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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.

World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: All you need to know about young-onset dementia and how it manifests
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World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: All you need to know about young-onset dementia and how it manifests

The impact of dementia on a young person, their lives and those around them can be immense and often debilitating.

World Alzheimer's Day: Has the foremost cause of dementia become a public health crisis?
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World Alzheimer's Day: Has the foremost cause of dementia become a public health crisis?

The number of patients with AD is projected to triple by 2050, with much of the growth attributed to the elderly age bracket.

Alcohol-related dementia: How to identify and treat condition that neurotoxicity, vitamin B1 deficiency may cause
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Alcohol-related dementia: How to identify and treat condition that neurotoxicity, vitamin B1 deficiency may cause

What many do not know is that excessive alcohol consumption is also a cause of dementia

Gut microbes are connected to brain diseases; probiotic foods, high fibre, low sugar diet key in keeping your stomach healthy
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Gut microbes are connected to brain diseases; probiotic foods, high fibre, low sugar diet key in keeping your stomach healthy

Many studies in the past have suggested that the microorganisms in the gut can affect the brain.

Gut mucus has an intrinsic relation with neurological diseases caused by bacterial imbalance, finds study
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Gut mucus has an intrinsic relation with neurological diseases caused by bacterial imbalance, finds study

Researchers have shown changes to intestinal mucus affect the balance of gut bacteria but no-one made the connection between gut mucus and the brain.

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer
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Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer

Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking

Artificial intelligence can help doctors diagnose life-threatening diseases: Here are five examples
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Artificial intelligence can help doctors diagnose life-threatening diseases: Here are five examples

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) may soon overtake doctors to correctly diagnose conditions from breast cancer to kidney disease.

One in ten samples from major Indian rivers contaminated with heavy metals, as per a nationwide survey of surface water by CWC
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One in ten samples from major Indian rivers contaminated with heavy metals, as per a nationwide survey of surface water by CWC

The CWC cited population growth, rise in agricultural and industrial activities were are largely responsible for the heavy metal pollution.

CCMB scientists find that 'secretagogin' protein plays a previously unknown role in diabetes
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CCMB scientists find that 'secretagogin' protein plays a previously unknown role in diabetes

The processes of regulating insulin synthesis, maturation, secretion and signaling in diabetes were not well-understood.

Five reasons why an apple a day keeps the doctor away
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Five reasons why an apple a day keeps the doctor away

Apples can protect us from a range of diseases — from lung cancer to brain stroke — and offer health benefits like improved memory.

WHO data shows 2.2 lakh suicide deaths happen per year in India making upcoming World Mental Health Day's theme more relevant
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WHO data shows 2.2 lakh suicide deaths happen per year in India making upcoming World Mental Health Day's theme more relevant

The theme of this year is 'Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention', an important subject for us in the 21st century. India sees more than two lakh suicides each year, many of them by young adults aged 15 to 39 years, according to the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2016.

Alzheimer's Day: Carriers of risky gene show brain changes in its 20s but we don't need to worry
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Alzheimer's Day: Carriers of risky gene show brain changes in its 20s but we don't need to worry

Research has shown that some individuals carry variants of genes that risk them developing Alzheimer’s in life.